slumpflation

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noun slump·fla·tion \ˌsləmp-ˈflā-shən\

Definition of slumpflation

  1. :  a state or period of combined economic decline and rising inflation

Origin and Etymology of slumpflation

2slump + inflation


First Known Use: 1974


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