stagflation

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of stagnation +‎ inflation, generally attributed to Iain Macleod who used in a 1965 speech.

Noun[edit]

stagflation (countable and uncountable, plural stagflations)

  1. (economics) Inflation accompanied by stagnant growth, unemployment or recession.
    • 2013, George R. Tyler, What Went Wrong: The Big Picture: How the 1% Hijacked the American Middle Class … and What Other Countries Got Right, BenBella Books, Inc. (→ISBN)
      Moving into the mid-1970s, America's economic performance suffered. Stagflation—inflation combined with minimal economic growth—eroded wages and profits, weakening business and consumer confidence.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb stagner and the noun inflation.

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Noun[edit]

stagflation f (plural stagflations)

  1. stagflation

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