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English definition of “cost”

cost

verb [T] (PAY MONEY)   /kɔst/ (past tense and past participle cost)
to need you to pay a particular amount of money in order for you to buy or do something: The trip will cost (you) $1000. It costs a lot to buy a house these days.
(Definition of cost verb (PAY MONEY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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