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inflation

inf lay shuhn

  • n  a general and progressive increase in prices
    in inflation everything gets more valuable except money
  • n  (cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang
  • n  lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
  • n  the act of filling something with air

  • If the chief political argument of the year concerns defense and the budget, the chief economic argument is about inflation.
  • If the chief political argument of the year concerns defense and the budget, the chief economic argument is about inflation.
  • How to Keep It from Galloping THERE are some who say that we cannot enjoy the blessings of progress without incurring in some degree the ravages of inflation.
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  • Ben Bernanke in Los Angeles Times
    The Fed "will strongly resist an erosion of longer-term inflation expectations, as an unanchoring of those expectations would be destabilizing for growth as well as for inflation," Bernanke said.

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