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English definition of “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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