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The rupture of a breast implant, which is abrupt, obvious and harmless with saline, and slower, less obvious and fibrosing (scarring) with silicone
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But his singling out of disquotationalism as the most significant deflationary account of truth depends heavily on a particular account of the motivations behind deflationism.
That response fed the recovery of consumption, investment, and even real estate prices, all of which were kept down by deflationary expectations under the prior BoJ regime.
First, he maintains that both those conceptions are rooted in a common deflationary metaphilosophy, according to which a lot of traditional philosophical questions are based on confusions, and hence one should not attempt to answer them directly, but rather to remove the confusions and misunderstandings.
Part of this is reflective of demand conditions in the region but it is also in part from deflationary pressures coming from the euro zone.
There has been little hard evidence of gathering deflationary forces.
Other price figures have raised the deflationary alarm recently.
After many false starts, at least Japan appears finally to be escaping two decades bogged down in a deflationary quagmire.
The simple fact is that we are in an industry under deflationary pressure and consolidation will be an inevitable consequence of our trading environment.
With growing signs of deflationary pressures even in China, policy makers around the world are moving to anti-deflation stances, as opposed to their traditional role as inflation fighters.
Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Masaru Hayami on Wednesday denied the government and the Bank of Japan will set up a joint team to compile a comprehensive policy to prevent the economy from falling into a deflationary spiral.
To rewrite Mars as M/ars is to make the deflationary, scatological, schoolroom joke: "Mars = m .
A unilateral decision by the European Central Bank to raise rates could create deflationary pressures in the euro zone, according to ECB Governing Council member, Ewald Nowotny.