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Rising prices   /rˈaɪzɪŋ prˈaɪsəz/   Listen
Rising prices

noun
1.
A general and progressive increase in prices.  Synonym: inflation.






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"Rising prices" Quotes from Famous Books



... privilege, at once divided his license into two and sold them for 25,000 ducats to certain Genoese merchants domiciled at Seville, who in turn split them up again and put them on the market where they became an object of active speculation at rapidly rising prices. The result was that when slaves finally reached the islands under Garrevod's grant the prices demanded for them were so exorbitant that the purposes of the original petitioners were in large measure defeated. Meanwhile the king, in ...
— American Negro Slavery - A Survey of the Supply, Employment and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Regime • Ulrich Bonnell Phillips



Words linked to "Rising prices" :   cost-pull inflation, economic process, disinflation, demand-pull inflation, deflation, stagflation, reflation



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