Significado de “expensive” - en el Diccionario Inglés

expensive en inglés británico

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expensiveadjective

uk /ɪkˈspen.sɪv/ us /ɪkˈspen.sɪv/

A1 costing a lot of money:

Rolls Royces are very expensive.
Big houses are expensive to maintain.
She has expensive tastes (= she likes things that cost a lot of money).

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expensively
adverb uk /ɪkˈspen.sɪv.li/ us /ɪkˈspen.sɪv.li/

Sarah is always expensively dressed (= wearing expensive clothes).

(Definición de expensive del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

expensive en inglés americano

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expensiveadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪkˈspen·sɪv/

costing a lot of money:

Housing in this part of the country is very expensive.
expensively
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ɪkˈspen·sɪv·li/

She was expensively dressed.

(Definición de expensive del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

expensive en inglés de negocios

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expensiveadjective

uk /ɪkˈspensɪv/ us

costing a lot of money:

Business class travel has become very expensive.
He was looking for insurance to cover the expensive equipment in his home office.
sth is expensive to do Older houses are expensive to maintain.
prohibitively/extremely/hugely expensive

(Definición de expensive del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)