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Deflation Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    deflation n
  1. (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind; "a constant deflation of the desert landscape"
  2. a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices [ant: inflation, disinflation]
  3. the act of letting the air out of something [ant: inflation]
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  • Why deflation is so terrifying for Europe
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  • Is the Fed Afraid of Deflation?
    Given the recent CPI PPI readings, is the Federal Reserve making safe dovish moves out of fear of deflation? Read more on this news related to 'Deflation'
  • SNB Threatens Further Measures as Franc Poses Deflation Risk
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