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headline inflationnoun [U]

uk   us   (UK headline rate of inflation [C, usually singular]) ECONOMICS
the ​rate of ​inflation that ​includesprices that ​change a lot, for ​example, those of ​food and ​energy: The ​increase in ​overallconsumerpricesboosted the ​annual headlineinflationrate by a ​fullpercent since the last ​quarter.
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