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Synonyms for inflation

Synonyms for inflation

(cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang

lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

the act of filling something with air


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School officials are citing two main reasons for the cost increase at River Road: project expansion and economic inflation.
USPRwire, Mon Nov 23 2015] In 2014, Taiwanese economic inflation higher than real GDP growth reduced consumer spending power in real terms.
Rouhani said that his administration managed to control economic inflation and boost production even before the sanctions are removed.
The president said his administration is determined to decrease economic inflation.
He did not fail to lambast the currently adopted "arbitrary style" of increasing prices, warning of a likely economic inflation in the making.