Definition of “hyperinflation” - English Dictionary

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“hyperinflation” in British English

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hyperinflationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌhaɪ.pə.rɪnˈfleɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌhaɪ.pɚ.ɪnˈfleɪ.ʃən/

(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 /ˌhaɪpərɪnˈfleɪʃən/ us

ECONOMICS a situation in which prices are rising extremely fast:

Economists generally reserve the term “hyperinflation” for cases when the monthly inflation rate reaches over 50 percent.

(Definition of “hyperinflation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)