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stagflationnoun [U]

uk   us   /stæɡˈfleɪ.ʃən/
specialized finance & economics san ​economicsituation in which ​priceskeeprising but ​economicactivity does not ​increase
(Definition of stagflation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stagflationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌstæɡˈfleɪʃən/ ECONOMICS
a ​situation in which ​priceskeeprising but ​economicactivity does not ​increase: The ​oil shock helped ​tip the US into stagflation with ​pricesrising 13% a ​year.
(Definition of stagflation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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