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Definition of inflated adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    inflated

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪnˈfleɪt̮əd//
     
     
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  1. 1(especially of prices) higher than is acceptable or reasonable inflated prices/salaries
  2. 2(of ideas, claims, etc.) believing or claiming that someone or something is more important or impressive than they really are He has an inflated sense of his own importance.
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