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hyperinflationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌhaɪ.pə.rɪnˈfleɪʃ.ən/  us   /-pɚ.ɪn-/
a ​condition where the ​price of everything in a ​nationaleconomy goes out of ​control and ​increases very ​quickly
(Definition of hyperinflation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hyperinflation" in Business English

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hyperinflationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌhaɪpərɪnˈfleɪʃən/
ECONOMICS a ​situation in which ​prices are ​rising extremely fast: Economists generally ​reserve the ​term “hyperinflation” for ​cases when the monthly ​inflationratereaches over 50 ​percent.
(Definition of hyperinflation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hyperinflation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 极度通货膨胀,恶性通货膨胀…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極度通貨膨脹,惡性通貨膨脹…
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