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1. deflation

noun. ['dɪˈfleɪʃən'] a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices.

Antonyms

  • disinflation

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • deflate (English)

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Rhymes with Deflation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with deflation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Inflation and deflation change the value of money over time.

2. deflation

noun. ['dɪˈfleɪʃən'] the act of letting the air out of something.

Synonyms

  • decrease
  • diminution
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • inflation
  • effortless
  • strengthening
  • appreciation

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • deflate (English)

3. deflation

noun. ['dɪˈfleɪʃən'] (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind.

Synonyms

  • wearing away
  • eroding
  • erosion
  • wearing

Antonyms

  • expansion
  • addition
  • maximization
  • inflate

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • deflate (English)
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