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cheap

adverb
 
 
/tʃiːp/ informal
for a low price: You'll get the table cheap if you buy the chairs too.Costing or worth little or no money
be going cheap UK to be offered for sale for less money than is usualCosting or worth little or no money
not come cheap to be expensive: Good carpets don't come cheap.Costing too muchExpensive and luxurious
Translations of “cheap”
in Chinese (Traditional) 便宜地,經濟實惠地…
in Russian дешево…
in Turkish ucuzca, hesaplıca…
in Chinese (Simplified) 便宜地…
in Polish tanio…
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