rate of inflation

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Noun1.rate of inflation - the rate of change of prices (as indicated by a price index) calculated on a monthly or annual basis
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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STILL RISING--The rate of inflation is continuing to rise and hit 52.1 percent last month.
The rate of inflation in Pakistan had been rising steadily over the last one year.
The rate of inflation is expected to accelerate to five-year high at 9.59% in May compared to 8.82% in the previous month of April.
The opposition in its request states that the NA session should discuss the rising wave of terrorist activities, the IMF-Pakistan loan agreement and the alarming rate of inflation.
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday claimed that rate of inflation was increasing in other countries, but it was not so in India due to economic management policies undertaken by the government.
NEWCASTLE United's new shirt has increased in price at almost SEVEN times the rate of inflation in just four years.
Cardiff City's new home top costs almost PS12 more than it did four years ago, an increase of 4.9 times the rate of inflation. Chelsea's shirt price increased by almost PS15 - 4.6 times the rate of inflation.
The first four months have seen an average monthly rate of inflation, on a year-to-year basis, of 3.8 percent.
The report pointed out that the rate of inflation for prices of consumer goods and services in urban areas for the month of December recorded a rise of 21.97 compared to 21.49 last November, at an increase of 2.25%.
Summary: The rate of inflation on the level of household consumption has stabilized at 3.3% in March 2016 after the decrease recorded during the last five months from 4.4% in October
LONDON, Dhu-AlHijjah 01, 1436, September 15, 2015, SPA -- Britain's annual rate of inflation dropped back to zero in August from 0.1 percent in July amid sharp falls in fuel prices, AP reported.