London, United Kingdom, AFP.– In stiff competition with other existing terms, the term “permacrisis” was introduced in the United Kingdom in 2022 as the expression of the year; A term that refers to “an extended period of instability and insecurity”.
According to the annual list compiled by the Collins Dictionary, “Permacrisis summarizes how terrible 2022 really was for a lot of people.”
The term chosen last year was an abbreviation for “NFT”, a non-fungible token; Certificates defining the originality and uniqueness of digital assets.
And in 2020, the star word was «lockdown» Due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Another word that made it to this year’s list was “Kyiv”, in English, to designate the Ukrainian capital; Unlike the Russian transliteration “Kyiv”; A sign of British support for Ukraine in the face of an invasion of Moscow.
Another recorded word was “washing game» Defined as the practice of organizing a global sporting event or buying or sponsoring well-known teams; disputed regimes.
While experts expect inflation to peak in the United States, UK citizens will continue to feel the horrific brunt of runaway prices.
The country registered 9.1% growth in May, the highest level in four decades, and according to forecasts from the Bank of England, The rate will reach 11% this fall.
The United States recorded the same figure in the month of June, but none of the first five world powers, in terms of their GDP, had a higher figure.
And, contrary to what is expected in the rest, the United Kingdom will register a “Prolonged High Inflation”Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey explained the forecast for the rest of the year.
that, with a Falling growth and little room for the Bank of England to maneuver To redirect the position; The world’s fifth largest power has been put in a tense situation.