cost-push inflation

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  1. inflation in which prices increase as a result of increased production costs, as labor and parts, even when demand remains the same.

Origin of cost-push inflation

First recorded in 1965–70
Also called cost-push. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for cost-push inflation

cost-push inflation

  1. See inflation
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