Dictionary.com

cost-push inflation

Save This Word!

noun
inflation in which prices increase as a result of increased production costs, as labor and parts, even when demand remains the same.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also called cost-push .

Origin of cost-push inflation

First recorded in 1965–70

Words nearby cost-push inflation

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use cost-push inflation in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cost-push inflation

cost-push inflation

noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK