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running costs

noun [plural] uk   us  
the money you need to spend regularly to keep a system or organization working the money you need to spend in order to keep and use a vehicle
Translations of “running costs”
in Chinese (Traditional) (系統、組織等的)運營成本, 養車費用…
in Chinese (Simplified) (系统、组织等的)运营成本, 养车费用…
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