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We should gradually withdraw some of the monetary stimulus. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The coil was placed over the head and attached to an electrical stimulus on the hand. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They also face the danger of a lack of fresh external intellectual stimulus. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has said it wants to boost growth through tax cuts and economic stimulus measures. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They fear that this additional stimulus will cause a bubble. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This overall stimulus to the economy will result in more inward investment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Further stimulus measures might be on the cards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It still has extensive means of supporting the economy through fiscal stimulus. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It can be a huge stimulus to the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Halfway measures did not provide the stimulus the economy needed. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)He reacts to external stimuli but for now can only answer a familiar voice by moving his eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As soon as a stimulus appears, the subconscious switches into gear. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)Not that the president will try to rein in stimulus spending: more is in the pipeline. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We are simultaneously stifling growth with regulation of banks and risking financial stability with what we are doing with monetary and fiscal stimulus. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was an unpleasant sensation touching him, like an electrical stimulus. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They may want to provide monetary stimulus to head off deflation, but their options are limited. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their brains are more active, so external stimuli can quickly overwhelm them. Christianity Today (2000)Investor confidence was lifted by hopes of further European economic stimulus measures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Gilts rallied before likely news of further monetary stimulus expected from America tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No doubt there will be strictly targeted stimulus measures, but a second splurge now seems off the agenda. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No longer can the administration claim that America is only one of many debtor nations willing to increase stimulus spending. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In addition, electrical stimuli can be applied to the heart and the resulting wave of activity in heart muscle can be followed. BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989)Uncertainty about America's budget and stimulus spending still weighed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is not that damage is still being done, but that the original stimulus has caused a change in the nervous system with long-term results. Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)
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Translations for 'stimulus'
British English: stimulus NOUN
A stimulus is something that encourages activity in people or things.
Interest rates could fall soon and be a stimulus to the economy.
Definition of stimulus from the Collins English Dictionary
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