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addaword.gifdefinition of taper

noun
a gradual reduction in support for the economy, as the level of quantitative easing (=money put into the economy by a central bank) is reduced
Yields on U.S. Treasury debt had risen over the summer as a result of the market's expectation that the so-called "taper" would begin late this year.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/09/2013 11:36:00
Definition of taper from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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