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English definition of “expensive”

expensive

adjective     /ɪkˈspen.sɪv/
A1 costing a lot of money : Rolls Royces are very expensive. Big houses are expensive to maintain . She has expensive tastes (= she likes things that cost a lot of money ).Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much expensively     /-li/ adverb Sarah is always expensively dressed (= wearing expensive clothes ).Expensive and luxuriousCosting too much
(Definition of expensive adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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