reflate

[ ri-fleyt ]
/ rɪˈfleɪt /

verb (used without object), re·flat·ed, re·flat·ing.

to increase again the amount of money and credit in circulation.

verb (used with object), re·flat·ed, re·flat·ing.

to increase (money and credit) again.

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Origin of reflate

First recorded in 1930–35; back formation from reflation
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British Dictionary definitions for reflate

reflate
/ (riːˈfleɪt) /

verb

to inflate or be inflated again

Word Origin for reflate

C20: back formation from reflation
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