What does loosening mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relaxation, loosening, slackening(noun)

    an occurrence of control or strength weakening

    "the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind"

  2. loosening, laxation(noun)

    the act of making something less tight

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loosening

    of Loosen

How to pronounce loosening?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say loosening in sign language?

  1. loosening


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loosening in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loosening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of loosening in a Sentence

  1. Shilan Shah:

    The result provides some reassurance to the BJP that its popularity remains intact, that could embolden the government to pursue reforms in future, including loosening foreign direct investment restrictions and moves toward privatization.

  2. Kalpana Kochhar:

    One benefit is that loosening the (yuan's) link to the dollar gives Chinese authorities some independence to conduct their own monetary policy.

  3. Li Huiyong:

    China's government is pushing forward the 'supply-side' reform and the move needs someone to pay the costs. A loosening monetary environment is what we need, we believe the central government will keep its loosening policy stance this year to support the economy.

  4. Zhang Peng:

    The central bank is actively loosening monetary policy. This will release more lending quotas from financial institutions and lower funding costs.

  5. Jan Bopp:

    Low or negative interest rates and further loosening of monetary policy cannot create growth or inflation on its own.

Images & Illustrations of loosening

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