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English definition of “cost inflation”

cost inflation

noun [U]
 
 
( also cost-push inflation)
ECONOMICS the increase in the price of products or services as a result of raw materials and wages costing more: Competition for resources has led to massive cost inflation. →  Compare demand inflation
(Definition of cost inflation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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