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English definition of “inflation”


noun [U]    /ɪnˈfleɪ·ʃən/
social studies a continuing rise in prices caused by an increase in the money supply and demand for goods inflationary    /ɪnˈfleɪ·ʃəˌner·i/ adjective Inflationary pressures seem to be building in the economy .
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