Meaning of “inflated” in the English Dictionary

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"inflated" in Business English

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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)