exorbitant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “exorbitant” in the English Dictionary

"exorbitant" in British English

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exorbitantadjective

uk   /ɪɡˈzɔː.bɪ.tənt/  us   /-ˈzːɔr.bə.t̬ənt/
Exorbitant ​prices, ​demands, etc. are much too ​large: The ​bill for ​dinner was exorbitant.
(Definition of exorbitant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exorbitant" in American English

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exorbitantadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪɡˈzɔr·bə·t̬ənt/
(of ​prices and ​demands) much too ​large: The ​hotelcharges were exorbitant.
(Definition of exorbitant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exorbitant" in Business English

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exorbitantadjective

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzɔːbɪtənt/ COMMERCE
an exorbitant ​price, ​demand, etc., is much too large: The ​interestcharged on most ​creditcards is exorbitant. an exorbitant ​price/​fee/​rate
(Definition of exorbitant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “exorbitant”
in Korean 터무니 없는…
in Arabic باهِظ…
in Malaysian sangat tinggi…
in French exorbitant…
in Russian непомерный…
in Chinese (Traditional) (價格、要求等)過分的,過高的,離譜的…
in Italian esorbitante…
in Turkish fahiş, aşırı yüksek, (fiyatlar) el yakan…
in Polish wygórowany, zawyżony…
in Spanish exorbitante…
in Vietnamese giá cắt cổ…
in Portuguese exorbitante…
in Thai มากเกินไป…
in German maßlos…
in Catalan exorbitant…
in Japanese 法外な…
in Chinese (Simplified) (价格、要求等)过分的,过高的,离谱的…
in Indonesian sangat tinggi…
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