from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sluggish economic growth coupled with a high rate of inflation and unemployment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Inflation accompanied by stagnant growth, unemployment or recession.
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- n. a period of slow economic growth and high unemployment (stagnation) while prices rise (inflation)
stag(nation) + (in)flation.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of stagnation and inflation (Wiktionary)