Inflation vs Diflation - What's the difference?

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inflation

Noun

(en noun)
  • An act, instance of, or state of expansion or increase in size, especially by injection of a gas.
  • The inflation of the balloon took five hours.
  • (economics) An increase in the general level of prices or in the cost of living.
  • (economics) A decline in the value of money.
  • (economics) An increase in the quantity of money, leading to a devaluation of existing money.
  • Undue expansion or increase, as of academic grades.
  • (cosmology) An extremely rapid expansion of the universe, theorised to have occurred very shortly after the big bang.
  • Antonyms

    * deflation

    Derived terms

    * core inflation * grade inflation * hyperinflation * inflationary * stagflation * superinflation * taxonomic inflation

    References

    * (cosmology) Burgess & , "The Great Cosmic Roller-Coaster Ride", Scientific American , November 2007, pg. 57.

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    diflation

    Not English

    Diflation has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'diflation':

    deflation, depilation, depletion, devolution, duplation, doubleton, difflation