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  1. inflation

    • IPA[ɪnˈfleɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of inflating something or the condition of being inflated;(in some theories of cosmology) a very brief exponential expansion of the universe postulated to have interrupted the standard linear expansion shortly after the Big Bang.
    • noun: inflation

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    名詞

    • 1. the action of inflating something or the condition of being inflated the inflation of a balloon the gross inflation of salaries
    • (in some theories of cosmology) a very brief exponential expansion of the universe postulated to have interrupted the standard linear expansion shortly after the Big Bang.
    • 2. a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money policies aimed at controlling inflation tax allowances and excise duties were increased in line with inflation