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hyperinflation

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noun hy·per·in·fla·tion \ˌhī-pər-in-ˈflā-shən\

Simple Definition of hyperinflation

  • : extremely rapid increase in the price of goods and services : extremely rapid economic inflation

Full Definition of hyperinflation

  1. :  inflation growing at a very high rate in a very short time; also :  a period of hyperinflation

hy·per·in·fla·tion·ary play \-shə-ˌnər-ē\ adjective

1930

First Known Use of hyperinflation

1930

Rhymes with hyperinflation

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Medical Dictionary

hyperinflation

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noun hy·per·in·fla·tion \ˌhī-pə-rin-ˈflā-shən\

Medical Definition of hyperinflation

  1. :  excessive inflation (as of the lungs)




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