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Definition:
  • become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air; "The balloons deflated";
  • reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices; "deflate the currency";
  • produce deflation in; "The new measures deflated the economy";
  • reduce or lessen the size or importance of; "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence";
  • release contained air or gas from; "deflate the air mattress";
  • collapse by releasing contained air or gas; "deflate a balloon";

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    Derivational Morphology: deflation, deflator

     

     
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