expensive

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪkˈspɛnsɪv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪkˈspɛnsɪv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ik spensiv)


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expensive
If something is expensive, it costs a lot of money.
I get very nervous because I'm using a lot of expensive equipment.
It was more expensive than the other magazines.
Don't say that the price of something is ‘expensive’. You say that it is high.
The price is much too high.
This must result in consumers paying higher prices.
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