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Definition 1: the act of filling something with air - [noun denoting act]

(inflation is a kind of ...) the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

Definition 2: lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for inflation in the sense of this definition

(inflation is a kind of ...) the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

Definition 3: (cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang - [noun denoting event]

(inflation is a kind of ...) a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction

(inflation belongs to category ...) the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe

Definition 4: a general and progressive increase in prices - [noun denoting process]

Samples where inflation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in inflation everything gets more valuable except money

Synonyms for inflation in the sense of this definition

(inflation is a kind of ...) any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth

(... is a kind of inflation ) inflation caused by an increase in the costs of production

(... is a kind of inflation ) inflation caused by an increase in demand or in the supply of money

(... is a kind of inflation ) inflation of currency after a period of deflation; restore the system to a previous state

(... is a kind of inflation ) a period of slow economic growth and high unemployment (stagnation) while prices rise (inflation)

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