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prohibitive

adjective  us   /proʊˈhɪb·ɪ·t̬ɪv, prə-/
(of costs) too expensive to pay: The cost of a nursing home is prohibitive.
prohibitively
adverb  us   /proʊˈhɪb·ɪ·t̬ɪv·li, prə-/
Fees are prohibitively expensive.
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