the retail price index

the retail price index
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  • (the) retail price index — the retail price index UK US noun economics british a list of the prices of some basic goods and services. This is published each month by the British government to show how much prices in general have risen or fallen. Thesaurus: prices and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) consumer price index — the consumer price index UK US noun american the retail price index http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/consumer price index.htm Thesaurus: prices and costssynonym types of prices and describing prices and costshyponym * * * the …   Useful english dictionary

  • the consumer price index — UK / US noun American the retail price index …   English dictionary

  • the retail price index — UK / US noun economics British a list of the prices of some basic goods and services. This is published each month by the British government to show how much prices in general have risen or fallen …   English dictionary

  • Retail Price Index — The measure of the rate of inflation in the United Kingdom, the Retail Price Index calculates the cost of buying a standard basket of goods and expresses this as a percentage of the base year index. For example, when the base year is 100 and the… …   Financial and business terms

  • retail price index — retail price .index n abbreviation RPI the retail price index a list of certain goods and services and how much their prices change each month …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • the consumer price index — US : a list of prices of goods and services that shows how much prices have changed in a given period of time abbr. CPI ; called also (Brit) retail price index • • • Main Entry: ↑consumer price index …   Useful english dictionary

  • retail price index — noun an index of changes in retail prices • Hypernyms: ↑price index, ↑price level * * * retail price index noun A monthly index of the retail prices of specific household goods and services, used as a measure of the rate of inflation (abbrev RPI) …   Useful english dictionary

  • retail price index — N PROPER: the N The retail price index is a list of the prices of typical goods which shows how much the cost of living changes from one month to the next. [BRIT] The retail price index for September, to be released on Friday, is expected to show …   English dictionary

  • retail price index, the — retail price ,index, the noun BRITISH the CONSUMER PRICE INDEX …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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