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inflation British & World English

The action of inflating something or the condition of being inflated

grade inflation British & World English

A progressive upward trend in the average grades awarded to students for a particular level of academic achievement

core British & World English

Denoting or relating to a figure for inflation that excludes certain items, chiefly food and energy, that are subject to sudden and temporary price fluctuations

headline British & World English

Denoting or relating to a rate of inflation based on the consumer price index and reflecting all changes to the cost of living that an economy may undergo

hyperinflation British & World English

Monetary inflation occurring at a very high rate