- extreme or excessive inflation.
Origin of hyperinflation
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Examples from the Web for hyperinflation
Once known for hyperinflation and economic booms and busts, Latin America is now a place of sound finances and financial systems.Latin America’s Secret Success Story
Shannon K. O'Neil
July 16, 2013
Hyperinflation is our clearest economic evidence yet that the sanctions are working.
The implications of Iranian hyperinflation for American policy are less clear.
Hyperinflation has brought down governments--Iran is experiencing protests over the collapsing rial.Iran on the Verge of Hyperinflation
October 4, 2012
Hyperinflation was so bad that it cost a billion marks to buy a glass of beer.War of the Economists
October 29, 2011
There is no civil war, no hyperinflation, a stable currency and no famine.
Moreover, not everyone think that hyperinflation is imminent.
The transition from hyperinflation or high inflation to a supportable level of inflation is a matter of one or two decades.
Russian businesses are used to operating without a banking system, or in hyperinflation.
- extremely high inflation, usually over 50 per cent per month, often involving social disorderAlso called: galloping inflation
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Word Origin and History for hyperinflation
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