hyperinflation


hy·per·in·fla·tion

noun \ˌhī-pər-in-ˈflā-shən\

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

Full Definition of HYPERINFLATION

:  inflation growing at a very high rate in a very short time; also :  a period of hyperinflation
hy·per·in·fla·tion·ary \-shə-ˌnər-ē\ adjective

First Known Use of HYPERINFLATION

1930

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hy·per·in·fla·tion

noun \ˌhī-pə-rin-ˈflā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPERINFLATION

: excessive inflation (as of the lungs)

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