Definition of 'ballooning'
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It has been hurt by a series of procurement scandals such as the ballooning cost of two new aircraft carriers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The move will anger ministers, who are attempting to limit the ballooning cost to taxpayers of student loans. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The ballooning cost to taxpayers of retirement benefits for public sector employees has forced the Conservatives to promise action. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A ballooning agency staff bill and demand from an ageing population have pushed more than three quarters of hospitals into the red. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Energy subsidies are being cut to manage the ballooning budget deficit has ballooned and talk in Davos is that its dollar peg won't last long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. ballooning is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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