disinflation

Definition

A drop in the inflation rate, i.e. a reduction in the rate at which prices rise.

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There was a lot of disinflation going on and I wondered why there was so much change in the business atmosphere lately.

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The disinflation has caused a dramatic increase in the prices of the items available in that store next door to the grocery store.

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The disinflation was encouraging as all people had less purchasing power now compared to last year so at least the economic conditions are improving.

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