Definition of disinflationary in US English:

disinflationary

adjective

Economics
  • See disinflation

    • ‘Further efforts to deregulate and privatize would help; but increased regulation and government ownership of productive resources could undermine, and even reverse, the disinflationary process.’
    • ‘While I judge this to be an unlikely outcome, the current behavior of consumers would be consistent with creating a dynamic that supports disinflationary trends in the economy.’
    • ‘In fact, the heavy issuance of government debt in a disinflationary environment with the Fed reducing interest rates, created additional financial wealth like magic.’
    • ‘After all, interest rate setting has its ambiguities too - do lower rates imply expansionary policy or simply a validation of disinflationary pressures?’
    • ‘But other factors, such as disinflationary pressures in the global economy or supply-side developments may also have helped to keep inflation low.’

Pronunciation

disinflationary

/ˌdis(ə)nˈflāSHəˌnerē//ˌdɪs(ə)nˈfleɪʃəˌnɛri/