Meaning of “exorbitant” in the English Dictionary

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"exorbitant" in American English

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exorbitantadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪɡˈzɔr·bə·t̬ənt/

(of prices and demands) much too large:

The hotel charges were exorbitant.

(Definition of “exorbitant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exorbitant" in Business English

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exorbitantadjective

uk /ɪɡˈzɔːbɪtənt/ us COMMERCE

an exorbitant price, demand, etc., is much too large:

The interest charged on most credit cards is exorbitant.
an exorbitant price/fee/rate

(Definition of “exorbitant” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)