Stagflation meaning

stăg-flāshən
Sluggish economic growth coupled with a high rate of inflation and unemployment.
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Condition of continuing economic inflation together with a decline in business activity and an increase in unemployment.
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An economic condition characterized by slow growth, measured by gross domestic product (GDP), with inflation.
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(economics) Inflation accompanied by stagnant growth, unemployment or recession.
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Origin of stagflation

  • stag(nation) (in)flation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of stagnation and inflation

    From Wiktionary