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- n. A monetary policy in which the central bank increases the money supply in the banking system, as by purchasing bonds from banks.
Possibly partly after Japanese 量的緩和 (ryōteki kanwa, "quantitative easing"), short form of 量的金融緩和 (ryōteki kin'yū kanwa, "quantitative monetary easing"). (Wiktionary)
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