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in·fla·tion

inflation

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn fleI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an increase in the average price level.
They can't afford to buy a car this year because of inflation.
definition 2: the act of inflating or the condition or character of being inflated.
This tire needs inflation.
similar words:
swell
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