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[ ri-fleyt ]
/ r瑟藞fle瑟t /
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verb (used without object), re路flat路ed, re路flat路ing.
to increase again the amount of money and credit in circulation.
verb (used with object), re路flat路ed, re路flat路ing.
to increase (money and credit) again.
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Origin of reflate

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

reflate
/ (ri藧藞fle瑟t) /

verb
to inflate or be inflated again

Word Origin for reflate

C20: back formation from reflation
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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