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English definition of “price”

price

noun     /praɪs/
COST [C] A2 the amount of money that you pay to buy something: high/low prices House prices are falling/rising. The price of fuel has gone up again.Costs and expenses
RESULT [no plural] the unpleasant results that you must accept or experience for getting or doing something: Suspension from the club was a high/small price to pay (= very bad/not very bad thing to experience) for his mistake. The price of this peace will be perpetual vigilance.Outcomes and consequences
at a price If you can get something at a price, you have to pay a lot of money for it: False passports are available, at a price.Costing too muchExpensive and luxuriousCosts and expenses
at any price If you want something at any price, you will do anything to get it: She wanted the job at any price.Intensifying expressions
(Definition of price noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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