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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
Translations of “price”
in Arabic سِعْر…
in Korean 가격…
in Malaysian harga…
in French prix…
in Turkish fiyat, bedel, karşılık…
in Italian prezzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 價格,價錢…
in Russian цена, жертва…
in Polish cena…
in Vietnamese giá cả, cái giá…
in Spanish precio…
in Portuguese preço…
in Thai ราคา, ผลตอบแทน…
in German der Preis…
in Catalan preu…
in Japanese 値段, 価格…
in Indonesian harga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 价格,价钱…
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