The Collaborative International Dictionary
consumer price index \consumer price index\ n. An index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer, calculated and published by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics; abbreviated CPI, and usually referred to by that acronym. The Bureau maintains several indices for different groups of consumers, but the most commonly referred to is the index for ``All urban consumers'', called the CPI-U. The increase of this value each year is one measure of monetary inflation.
Syn: CPI, cost-of-living index.
CPI \CPI\ n. the consumer price index, an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer. The increase of this value each year is one measure of monetary inflation.
Syn: consumer price index, cost-of-living index.
CPI is the consumer price index, a measure of the average price of consumer goods and services purchased by households.
- See United States Consumer Price Index for the consumer price index specific to the US.
CPI may also refer to:
CPI(ML) may refer to:
- Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist)
- Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist–Leninist)
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