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Definition of

inflation

Economics

increase in prices over time a sustained increase in a country's general level of prices which devalues its currency, often caused by excess demand in the economy

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Definitions of ’inflation’ and meaning of ’inflation’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’inflation’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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