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inflation

noun [U]  us   /ɪnˈfleɪ·ʃən/
social studies a continuing rise in prices caused by an increase in the money supply and demand for goods
inflationary
adjective  us   /ɪnˈfleɪ·ʃəˌner·i/
Inflationary pressures seem to be building in the economy.
Translations of “inflation”
in Korean 팽창…
in Arabic تَضَخُم, زِيادة في الأَسْعار…
in Portuguese inflação…
in Catalan inflació…
in Japanese インフレ…
in Italian inflazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 通貨膨脹…
in Russian инфляция…
in Turkish gereksiz artış, enflasyon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 通货膨胀…
in Polish inflacja…
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