hyperinflation

Definition

A period of rapid inflation that leaves a country's currency virtually worthless.

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If you sense that the economy is about to change you may want to figure out a way to deal with hyperinflation.

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To cover their debt, they began to print money more liberally, but the result was hyperinflation, leaving they print money nearly worthless.

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In 1923 the Weimer Republic in Germany experienced hyperinflation to the extent that a wheelbarrow of currency was necessary to purchase a simple loaf of bread.

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