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inflatedadjective

uk   /ɪnˈfleɪ.tɪd/ us   /ɪnˈfleɪ.t̬ɪd/
Inflated prices, costs, numbers, etc. are higher than they should be, or higher than people think is reasonable.
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inflatedadjective

uk   /ɪnˈfleɪtɪd/ us  
an inflated price or value is higher than it should be or than is reasonable: Evidence suggests that travellers have been put off by the inflated prices.grossly/highly/vastly inflated Faced with vastly inflated prices in the south, property investors have been looking for bargains in the north.
(Definition of inflated from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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