inflation
[ɪnˈfleɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
  1. the action of inflating something or the condition of being inflated.
    "the inflation of a balloon" ·
    "the gross inflation of salaries"
    antonyms:
  2. economics
    a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.
    "policies aimed at controlling inflation" ·
    "tax allowances and excise duties were increased in line with inflation" · "a reduction in annual inflation from 84 per cent to 7 per cent" · "high inflation rates"
    antonyms:
Origin
Middle English (in the sense ‘the condition of being inflated with a gas’): from Latin inflatio(n-), from inflare ‘blow in to’ ( see inflate). inflation (sense 2) dates from the mid 19th century.
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How to use inflation in a sentence?
in an effort to reduce inflation, the government increased interest rates.
the figures show that the underlying rate of inflation continues to fall.
at the end of expiration there is still a slight inflation in the lungs.
an increase in inflation can have a destabilizing effect on the economy.
tax allowances and excise duties were increased in line with inflation.
the government was correct to follow a course of defeating inflation.
the country's headline inflation had slowed down to 6.87 percent.
a reduction in annual inflation from 84 per cent to 7 per cent.
the Chancellor said that the government had inflation licked.
house-price inflation has largely been caused by undersupply.
core inflation was up 2.3 percent over the 12 month period.
the reduction of inflation was a remarkable accomplishment.
index-linked gilts are a useful hedge against inflation.
did she not swinge the dragon of ripsnorting inflation?.
the government is winning the battle against inflation.
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How to say inflation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)inflasie
Arabic (NOUN)التضخم, معدلات التضخم, تضخم
Bangla মূল্যস্ফীতি
Bosnian (Latin) inflacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)инфлацията, надуване
Cantonese (Traditional) 通脹
Catalan (NOUN)inflació
Chinese Simplified 通胀
Chinese Traditional 通脹
Croatian (NOUN)inflacije
Czech (NOUN)inflace, napouštěcí
Dutch (NOUN)inflatie
Estonian (NOUN)inflatsioon
Fijian na isau ni iyaya
Filipino implasyon
Finnish (NOUN)inflaatio
French (NOUN)gonflage
German (NOUN)Teuerung, aufpumpen, aufblasen
Greek (NOUN)πληθωρισμού, ο πληθωρισμός, τον πληθωρισμό
Haitian Creole enflasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)האינפלציה
Hindi (NOUN)मुद्रास्फीति
Hungarian (NOUN)infláció
Icelandic (NOUN)verðbólga
Indonesian (NOUN)inflasi
Italian (NOUN)inflazione, gonfiaggio, rincaro
Japanese (NOUN)インフレ, インフレーション, インフレ率, 物価上昇率, 物価上昇, 膨張, 物価
Kiswahili (NOUN)mfumuko
Korean (NOUN)인플레이션, 통화 팽창, 물가, 팽창
Latvian (NOUN)inflācija, pildīšanu
Lithuanian (NOUN)infliacija, pripūtimo
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)inflasi
Maltese (NOUN)inflazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål inflasjon
Persian (NOUN)تورم
Polish (NOUN)inflacji
Portuguese (NOUN)inflação, insuflação
Querétaro Otomi inflación
Romanian (NOUN)inflaţiei, umflare
Russian (NOUN)инфляции, взвинчивание
Samoan oloa
Serbian (Cyrillic) инфлација
Serbian (Latin) inflacija
Slovak (NOUN)inflácie, nafukovanie
Slovenian (NOUN)inflacije, napihnjenje
Spanish (NOUN)inflación, hinchado
Swedish (NOUN)inflationen, uppblåsning
Tahitian maraaraa te moni hoo
Tamil பணவீக்கம்
Telugu ద్రవ్యోల్బణ
Thai อัตราเงินเฟ้อ
Tongan hikihiki e totongi koloa
Turkish (NOUN)enflasyon, şişirme
Ukrainian (NOUN)інфляції
Urdu افراط زر
Vietnamese (NOUN)lạm phát
Welsh (NOUN)chwyddiant
Yucatec Maya inflación
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