American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Extremely high monetary inflation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an unusually rapid rate of monetary inflation, as when prices rise more than 100 per cent per year.
“I purposely avoid using the term hyperinflation as it connotes with the Quantity Theory of Money, which is not really a theory.”
“The press will have a lot to answer for when Camelot Lite implodes in hyperinflation & corruption.”
“Once you are not in hyperinflation anymore (for example, Turkey from 2005 onwards), then, with an annual inflation rate anywhere from 2% to 20% for as many years as you want, you are prohibited from updating constant real value non-monetary items.”
“According to Ed, someone a monthly decline in core CPI somehow means that “hyperinflation is right around the corner,” and that Obama will “inflate our currency to a worthless level.””
“Is Kinsley saying that hyperinflation is a necessary condition of experience?”
“Rayl, yeah hyperinflation is bad, but deflation is a catastrophe.”
“At any rate, you should get used to hearing the word hyperinflation, becase that's what we're about to experience.”
“Price inflation results either when the supply of money goes up but the supply of goods doesn't, or when speculators devalue currencies by massive short selling, as in those cases of Latin American hyperinflation when printing-press money was used to pay off foreign debt.”
“I don't mean to be critical but I think using the word hyperinflation might be downplaying it just a tad.”
“Price inflation results either when the supply of money goes up but the supply of goods doesn't, or when speculators crash currencies by massive short selling, as in those cases of Latin American hyperinflation when printing-press money was used to pay off foreign debt.”
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