Definition of reflate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

reflate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌriˈfleɪt//
 
[transitive, intransitive]reflate (something)(economics)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reflate
 
he / she / it reflates
 
past simple reflated
 
-ing form reflating
 
 
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to increase the amount of money that is used in a country, usually in order to increase the demand for goods compare deflate, inflate
NAmE//ˌriˈfleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
reflationary
 
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NAmE//ˌriˈfleɪʃəˌnɛri//
 
adjective reflationary policies
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