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inflate /ɪnˈfleɪt/ verb
inflates; inflated; inflating
inflate
/ɪnˈfleɪt/
verb
inflates; inflated; inflating
Learner's definition of INFLATE
[+ object] : to add air or gas to (something, such as a tire or a balloon) and make it larger
[no object] : to become larger by being filled with air or gas opposite deflate
[+ object]
: to think or say that (something) is larger or more important than it really is
: to cause (a person's ego, reputation, etc.) to become too large or great
: to increase prices, costs, etc., in a way that is not normal or expected
[+ object]
[no object]

— inflatable

/ɪnˈfleɪtəbəl/ adjective
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