English version

inflated in Business topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinflatedin‧flat‧ed /ɪnˈfleɪtɪd/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 BEXPENSIVEinflated prices, amounts etc are high and unreasonablegrossly/vastly/hugely inflated 🔊 company directors on grossly inflated salaries2 IMPORTANTinflated ideas, opinions etc about someone or something make them seem better, more important etc than they really are 🔊 He has a very inflated opinion of himself.3 AIRfilled with air or gas
Examples from the Corpus
inflatedan inflated budget estimateAll this attention has given Carla an inflated opinion of herself.grossly/vastly/hugely inflatedThe horse's nostrils were vastly inflated and it was panting rhythmically as its hooves struck the hard ground.Ditchburn covered up the extra payments through a hugely inflated figure for the purchase of straw to protect the turf from frost.Gorgeous lavender-blue orchid-like blooms in short spikes above curious glossy foliage with grossly inflated leaf bases.High-ranking officers were only too willing to pay vastly inflated prices for a little judicious alteration and improvement to their standard uniforms.Salary caps are imposed to prevent richer clubs gaining an unfair advantage over poorer rivals by offering players vastly inflated salaries.