An increase in the supply of money in relation to the goods and services available, and, in consequence, a decline in its value.
Type: Term Pronunciation: in-flā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Distention by a fluid or gas.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=44468
The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20047
The rise in general prices and the reduction in value of money. Inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level. In other words it is the rate at which prices are increasing. It can be measured either monthly, quarterly or annually. It is usually measured by the Retail Price Index.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20140
An increase in the level of prices of goods and services in the economy. It is typically measured by examining a basket of goods and services.
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A rise in the average level of prices of goods and services.
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Put simply, inflation is the general increase of prices and subsequent fall in purchasing power of money. The cycle of price inflation starts when production costs increase for the same level of production which results in an increase in the product price. This leads to a reduction of purchasing power which in turn, leads to higher wage demands, an...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20185
A general rise in the level of prices on the high street. This is measured by the retail price index.Found on http://www.henderson.com/sites/henderson/its/glossary.xhtml?letter=I
A measure of the rate of increase in either prices or earnings. In the UK, price inflation is usually measured by the movement over time in the Retail Price Index.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20211
- a general and progressive increase in prices 2. [n] - (cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang 3. [n] - the act of filling something with airFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=inflation
The rise in general prices and the reduction in value of money. Inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level. In other words it is the rate at which prices are increasing. It can be measured either monthly, quarterly or annually. It is usually measured by a Consumer Price Index.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20414
Sustained increase in price or earnings levels, commonly measured by changes in the Retail Prices Index (price inflation) or changes in the index of National Average Earnings (earnings inflation). Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20452
The term for general price increases.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20546
The increase of prices in an economy over a period of time, usually annualised for comparative... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/inflation.htm?id=742&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of inflation'>more</a>
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The rate at which prices rise. There are many measures used for different purposes....more on InflationFound on http://moneyterms.co.uk/i/
In economics, a rise in the general level of prices. The many causes include cost-push inflation
, which results from rising production costs. Demand-pull inflation occurs when overall demand for...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
The process of introducing a gas into the envelope or gas bag of an aerostat.
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An increase in the general level of prices over a period of time. Opposite of deflationFound on http://www.aviva.com/glossary/
General increase in prices.Found on http://www.ft.com/Common/HelpPages/tools.help.glossaryi.html
[ Latin inflatio
: confer French inflation
The act or process of inflating, or the state of being inflated, as with air or gas; distention; expansion; enlargement. Boyle. 2.
The state of being puffed up, as with pride; conceit; vanity. B...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/I/55
Distention by a fluid or gas. ... Synonym: vesiculation. ... Origin: L. Inflatio, fr. In-flo, pp. -flatus, to blow into, inflate ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the act of filling something with airFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
This is a steady and persistent increase in the general level of prices. Inflation can occur due to an increase in demand, when 'too much money is chasing too few goods', or when the producer increases prices to cover increasing costs of production. :: National Roads Authority (8th Edition) Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20977
Reduction in value of a currency. Measured often by percentage increases in the general price level per year. Contexts: macro; moneyFound on http://www.econterms.com/glossary.cgi?query=inflation
The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising.Found on http://www.duke.edu/~charvey/Classes/wpg/bfglosi.htm
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