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Extremely high monetary inflation.

hy′per·in·fla′tion·ar′y adj.
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(Economics) extremely high inflation, usually over 50 per cent per month, often involving social disorder. Also called: galloping inflation
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(ˌhaɪ pər ɪnˈfleɪ ʃən)

extreme, usu. rapid and uncontrolled economic inflation.
hy`per•in•flate′, v.t. -flat•ed, -flat•ing.
hy`per•in•fla′tion•ar′y, adj.
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[ˈhaɪpəɪnˈfleɪʃən] Nhiperinflación f
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hyper-inflation [ˌhaɪpərɪnˈfleɪʃən] nhyperinflation f
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Begotten by irresponsible fiscal policy--the expansion of the money supply via the printing press--both inflation and hyperinflation have the potential to damage severely the body politic.
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