[in-fley-shuh-nist] /ɪnˈfleɪ ʃə nɪst/
an advocate of through expansion of currency or bank deposits.
- Inflation targeting
noun an economic policy in which the central bank of a country estimates and makes public a projected or “target” inflation rate and then attempts to steer actual inflation toward the target through the use of interest rate changes and other monetary tools
- Inflation theory
inflation theory (ĭn-flā’shən) A theory according to which the universe underwent extremely rapid expansion after an original event called the big bang, and has been expanding ever since. The basic homogeneity in the distribution of matter in the universe was established as a consequence of the first phase of inflation. Compare steady state theory. See […]
[in-fleyt] /ɪnˈfleɪt/ verb (used with object), inflated, inflating. 1. to distend; swell or puff out; dilate: The king cobra inflates its hood. 2. to cause to expand or distend with air or gas: to inflate a balloon. 3. to puff up with pride, satisfaction, etc. 4. to elate. 5. Economics. to expand (money, prices, an […]
[in-flekt] /ɪnˈflɛkt/ verb (used with object) 1. to modulate (the voice). 2. Grammar. 3. to bend; turn from a direct line or course. 4. Botany. to bend in. verb (used without object) 5. Grammar. to be characterized by inflection. /ɪnˈflɛkt/ verb 1. (grammar) to change (the form of a word) or (of a word) to […]