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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tightening(noun)

    the act of making something tighter

    "the tightening of economic controls"

    loosening, laxation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tightening":

    torquing, tighten, hardening, tightening-up, tightened, torque, strengthening, tightness, contraction

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  1. Chairman Thomas Jordan:

    With interest rates at zero, the minimum exchange rate is the key instrument to avoid an undesirable tightening of monetary conditions, this is especially important at the moment, as upward pressure on the Swiss franc has intensified once again.

  2. Andrew Pyle:

    Given the size of the jobs increase and the decline in the unemployment rate, it definitely cements the view that the Fed is going to embark on its tightening course, a cause for a market pullback would be economic numbers that are so strong that it might actually advance the timetable for the Fed, and that's where we are right now.

  3. Linda McMahon:

    Since April, America First has been the single largest outside investor supporting President Trump against an army of liberal outside groups. With 65 days left and polls tightening, we welcome all allies whether Preserve America's Preserve America, Club for Growth, the National Rifle Association, Committee to Defend the President, etc. We have a common goal : Re-elect President Donald Trump.

  4. Monica Erickson:

    I think there was too much tightening in spreads too quickly and the market is now taking a breather.

  5. Chair Yellen:

    Most FOMC participants, including Chair Yellen, currently anticipate Most FOMC participants achieving these conditions will likely entail an initial increase in the federal funds rate later this year, followed by a gradual pace of tightening thereafter.

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