stagflation

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stag·fla·tion

 (stăg-flā′shən)
n.
Sluggish economic growth coupled with a high rate of inflation and unemployment.

[stag(nation) + (in)flation.]

stag·fla′tion·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj.

stagflation

(stæɡˈfleɪʃən)
n
(Economics) a situation in which inflation is combined with stagnant or falling output and employment
[C20: blend of stagnation + inflation]

stag•fla•tion

(stægˈfleɪ ʃən)

n.
an inflationary period accompanied by rising unemployment and lack of increase in business activity.
[1965–70;b. stagnation and inflation]

stagflation

Rising prices combined with rising levels of unemployment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stagflation - a period of slow economic growth and high unemployment (stagnation) while prices rise (inflation)
inflation, rising prices - a general and progressive increase in prices; "in inflation everything gets more valuable except money"
Translations

stagflation

[stægˈfleɪʃən] N (Econ) → (e)stagflación f, estanflación f

stagflation

n (Econ) → Stagflation f

stagflation

[stægˈfleɪʃn] nstagflazione f
References in periodicals archive ?
What, now, about the common man about to be hit with high inflation amid low wages in an already stagflated economy?
A confluence of conditions, mostly tied to the "stagflated' economy, has well-prepared grocers faring rather well, and feeling cautiously optimistic about the months ahead, especially compared with the harsher fate of many foodservice operators, whose outlook is more grim.
The stagnated (or stagflated) world economy generated a fiscal and economic crisis in Yugoslavia, resulting in international demands for austerity and leading to the return of hundreds of thousands of guest workers, layoffs in government-owned firms, annual inflation rates of 50% and more by the mid- 1980s, and a series of currency devaluations.