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English definition of “cost”
/kɔst/, /kɑst/ n [C/U] (MONEY)
› the amount of money needed to buy, do, or make something, or an amount spent for something: [C] Education costs continue to rise. [U] Most computers come with software included at no extra cost. [U] The area has both high-cost and low-cost housing. › law Costs is the money given to a person who wins a legal case to pay for the cost of taking the matter to a law court.