indexing

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1. Contracting: Adjusting the terms of a long-term contract to account for the effects of inflation, so that neither party takes undue advantage, or unduly suffers the consequences, of continually rising prices.
2. Investing: Passive investment strategy of buying only the securities included in a stockmarket index, such Standard & Poor's 500 (S&P 500). Its advantages include low brokerage expenses and tax efficiency.

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Sometimes you may need to make a small change to an already agreed upon deal and you must hope the other party is ok with the indexing.
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The indexing of the data was vital for the database's health because we were constantly editing and adding to the database.
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My job on the website was indexing, which meant finding all the information and putting it into one coherent database for people to look at.
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