overinflation

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overinflation

(ˌəʊvərɪnˈfleɪʃən)
n
inflation to an excessive degree
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This will lead to the entire 18pc of the tax going in the national kitty, overinflated refunds will be reduced and sales tax revenue will increase by about 20pc.
I work as a minibus driver for vulnerable adults and children, many of whom are wheelchair users, and earn a fraction of Clare Balding's overinflated BBC salary (Mirror, Apr 30).
However, because Chinese statistics are so notoriously overinflated and unreliable, an Asia economist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington told Radio Free Asia that "Fourth-quarter annualized real GDP growth was considerably closer to 2.4 percent than 6.4 percent."
While these challenges can make it difficult to establish independence and build a career, they also appear to hamper the development of an overinflated ego.
'We are further disenchanted at the fact that Genetal Electric ad Rockson Engineering still continue to bleed Nigeria of direly needed funds through highly overinflated contracts skewed in a manner that they are doomed to fail.
Ali Kurji, chief executive of the Heart of England Co-operative Society, said: "We like to think the scheme is very much in keeping with the vision of our original founders - nine Coventry ribbon weavers who, way back in 1832, grouped together with the aim of standing up to greedy manufacturers who exploited families by charging overinflated prices for less than satisfactory products.
What a wonderfully British way puncture this appalling man's overinflated ego.
Najib said the valuation was overinflated and claimed that most of the luxury items confiscated were gifts from friends, foreign dignitaries and even royalty.
In a statement, he said: "Politics has a reputation for nastiness, in-fighting, backstabbing, shameless self-promotion and overinflated egos.
Dear Coleen MY SISTER'S fiance has such an overinflated opinion of himself and I really hate him for it.
Secondly, the massive, overinflated rural and suburban house prices of much of the UK owe much of their value to the "lovely views", supplied largely by UK farmers.
Policyholders pay higher premiums with overinflated appraisals since the insurer will base a settlement on the true replacement cost.