Meaning of de-index in English:


Pronunciation /diːˈɪndɛks/


[with object]
  • End the indexation to inflation of (pensions or other benefits)

    ‘one way to reduce inflation would be to de-index pensions’
    • ‘Some struggles emerged for social programs, like the fight against de-indexing pensions in the late 1980s, which the government was forced to abandon after popular outcry.’