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inflationnoun [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.
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"inflation" in British English

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inflationnoun [U]

uk   /ɪnˈfleɪ.ʃən/ us   /ɪnˈfleɪ.ʃən/
B2 a general, continuous increase in prices: high/low inflation the rate of inflation 13 percent inflation
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"inflation" in Business English

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inflationnoun [U]

uk   /ɪnˈfleɪʃən/ us   ECONOMICS, FINANCE
an increase in prices over time, causing a reduction in the value of money: high/low/moderate inflation Higher inflation threatens to force interest rates higher.falling/rising inflation Two decades of falling inflation and falling interest rates provided an exceptional, probably unique, boost to equities. accelerating/runaway/galloping inflationa surge/increase/rise in inflation The rise in inflation will be seen as a major set-back for the chancellor. a decline/fall/reduction in inflation to control/curb/reduce inflationpush up/fuel inflation The government raised prices to encourage production, further fuelling inflation. the overall rate of inflationabove/below inflation He is planning to increase public spending by 3.3% above inflation for the next three years. The rankings are based on the banks' return on equity, which is then adjusted for inflation.keep pace with/outstrip inflation The agency's budget has not kept pace with inflation and the staff has been cut.
(Definition of inflation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inflation”
in Arabic تَضَخُم, زِيادة في الأَسْعار…
in Korean 팽창…
in Portuguese inflação…
in Catalan inflació…
in Japanese インフレ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 通货膨胀…
in Turkish gereksiz artış, enflasyon…
in Russian инфляция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 通貨膨脹…
in Italian inflazione…
in Polish inflacja…
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