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hyperinflation

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌhaɪpərɪnˈfleɪʃən/
ECONOMICS a situation in which prices are rising extremely fast: Economists generally reserve the term “hyperinflation” for cases when the monthly inflation rate reaches over 50 percent.
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