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cost-push inflation

noun
1.
inflation in which prices increase as a result of increased production costs, as labor and parts, even when demand remains the same.
Also called cost-push.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for cost-push inflation

cost-push inflation

noun
1.
See inflation
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