American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, associated with, or tending to cause inflation: inflationary prices; inflationary policies.
- adj. associated with or tending to cause increases in inflation
“O'Grady: You know, Stuart, I think that one of the problems here is that you're not factoring in what they call inflationary expectations, which is, once people start to think that everything is going to be more expensive later on, they start to spend more aggressively.”
“The AA acknowledges what it describes as "inflationary pressures for insurers".”
“Our first approach is to seek to moderate medium-term inflationary pressures through the Singapore dollar exchange rate policy" of the central bank, Mr. Tharman said.”
“More photos and interactive graphics "The rise in long-term inflationary expectations... suggests that part of the recent rise in headline inflation may now be expected to persist for longer than previously thought," the OECD said.”
“If it reflects anything at all, it probably reflects a slight uptick in inflationary expectations over the medium-run.”
“Gold offers a unique feature at the moment as it is a store of value in inflationary as well as deflationary contexts.”
“This may just be a transitory near-term inflationary force.”
“The data are "consistent with very subdued medium term inflationary pressures," said BNP Paribas economist Eoin O'Callaghan.”
“On the other hand, they judged that two risks to the medium-term inflationary outlook had intensified.”
“SHANGHAI — China's central bank will resume selling three-year bonds in its regular open market operation Thursday, part of its effort to curb excess liquidity in the financial system and head off long-term inflationary pressures.”
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