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price

noun [C] uk   /praɪs/ us  
A2 [C] the amount of money for which something is sold: The price of oil has risen sharply. House prices have been falling. We thought they were asking a very high/low price. The large supermarkets are offering big price cuts.C1 [S] the unpleasant results that you must accept or experience for getting or doing something: Perhaps being unpopular is the price of success. An extra few minutes at the airport is a small price to pay for safe travel.
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price

verb uk   /praɪs/ us  
C1 [T often passive] to say what the price of something is: The car is priced at $28,000. There is a lack of reasonably priced housing for rent. [T] to discover how much something costs: We went around all the travel agents pricing the different tours.
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Translations of “price”
in Korean 가격…
in Arabic سِعْر…
in French prix…
in Turkish fiyat, bedel, karşılık…
in Italian prezzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 價格,價錢…
in Russian цена, жертва…
in Polish cena…
in Spanish precio…
in Portuguese preço…
in German der Preis…
in Catalan preu…
in Japanese 値段, 価格…
in Chinese (Simplified) 价格,价钱…
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