hyperinflation

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hy·per·in·fla·tion

 (hī′pər-ĭn-flā′shən)
n.
Extremely high monetary inflation.

hy′per·in·fla′tion·ar′y adj.

hyperinflation

(ˌhaɪpəɪnˈfleɪʃən)
n
(Economics) extremely high inflation, usually over 50 per cent per month, often involving social disorder. Also called: galloping inflation

hy•per•in•fla•tion

(ˌhaɪ pər ɪnˈfleɪ ʃən)

n.
extreme, usu. rapid and uncontrolled economic inflation.
[1925–30]
hy`per•in•flate′, v.t. -flat•ed, -flat•ing.
hy`per•in•fla′tion•ar′y, adj.
Translations

hyperinflation

[ˈhaɪpəɪnˈfleɪʃən] Nhiperinflación f

hyperinflation

hyper-inflation [ˌhaɪpərɪnˈfleɪʃən] nhyperinflation f
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