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inflation

 [in-fla´shun]
distention or the act of distending, with air, gas, or fluid.

in·fla·tion

(in-flā'shŭn),
Distention by a fluid or gas.
[L. inflatio, fr. in-flo, pp. -flatus, to blow into, inflate]

inflation

/in·fla·tion/ (in-fla´shun) distention, or the act of distending, with air, gas, or fluid.

inflation

In the context of fat fetishism, the deliberate distension of the stomach with air or liquids to evoke arousal in a fat-admiring sexual partner.

in·fla·tion

(in-flā'shŭn)
Distention by a fluid or gas.
Synonym(s): vesiculation (2) .
[L. inflatio, fr. in-flo, pp. -flatus, to blow into, inflate]

in·fla·tion

(in-flā'shŭn)
Distention by a fluid or gas.
Synonym(s): vesiculation (2) .
[L. inflatio, fr. in-flo, pp. -flatus, to blow into, inflate]

inflation


carcass inflation
pumping of air under the skin of a carcass of sheep or cattle to facilitate skinning. Universally discouraged, mostly forbidden for meat for human consumption.
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It is difficult to analyse inflation trend at such a micro level, but I think higher rate of inflation in Lahore means that some people must be charging higher prices from consumers than they should,' said NUST Islamabad School of Social Sciences and Humanities Principal and Dean Dr Ashfaque Hasan Khan.
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The gradual acceleration of inflation continued as expected in November.
policy makers in concern of upcoming inflation policy; he concludes that "high inflation leads to cause its uncertainty high" and is identified as Friedman-Ball Hypothesis.
Whether inflation persistence is good or bad depends upon i) the level of inflation, ii) the degree of inflation persistence, iii) the underlying drivers of inflation and inflation persistence, iv) level of development of economy-inflation is volatile in developing world compared to developed one2, and v) focus of monetary policy - price stability versus financial stability or growth or some combination - which would obviously be the function of the current state of underlying economy.
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It said core inflation slightly increased on the back of higher prices of "other expenses and services".