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English definition of “eye-watering”

eye-watering

adjective
 
 
UK
extremely high in amount: The cost of getting your car repaired while abroad can be eye-watering. The bank is worth an eye-watering €1.1 billion.
(Definition of eye-watering from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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