Definition of Inflation. Meaning of Inflation. Synonyms of Inflation

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Definition of Inflation

Inflation
Inflation In*fla"tion, n. [L. inflatio: cf. F. inflation.] 1. The act or process of inflating, or the state of being inflated, as with air or gas; distention; expansion; enlargement. --Boyle. 2. The state of being puffed up, as with pride; conceit; vanity. --B. Jonson. 3. Undue expansion or increase, from overissue; -- said of currency. [U.S.]

Meaning of Inflation from wikipedia

- In economics, inflation refers to a general increase in the prices of goods and services in an economy. When the general price level rises, each unit...
- In physical cosmology, cosmic inflation, cosmological inflation, or just inflation, is a theory of exponential expansion of space in the early universe...
- A worldwide increase in inflation began in mid-2021, with many countries seeing their highest inflation rates in decades. It has been attributed to various...
- Body inflation is the practice of inflating or pretending to inflate a part of one's body, often for ****ual gratification. It is commonly done by inserting...
- Inflationism is a heterodox economic, fiscal, or monetary policy, that predicts that a substantial level of inflation is harmless, desirable or even advantageous...
- Eternal inflation is a hypothetical inflationary universe model, which is itself an outgrowth or extension of the Big Bang theory. According to eternal...
- cities and states sorted by the IMF-based or World Bank based inflation rate. Inflation rate is defined as the annual percent change in consumer prices...
- In macroeconomics, inflation targeting is a monetary policy where a central bank follows an explicit target for the inflation rate for the medium-term...
- inflation hedge is an investment intended to protect the investor against (hedge) a decrease in the purchasing power of money (inflation). Inflation can...
- Look up inflation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikiquote has quotations related to Inflation (disambiguation). Inflation most commonly refers to...