[ UK /ɛkspˈɛnsɪv/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈspɛnsɪv/ ]
  1. high in price or charging high prices
    expensive clothes
    an expensive shop
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How To Use expensive In A Sentence

  • We cannot support all the shops we have already, so a few more very expensive units can only remain empty and unused.
  • They will be slightly more expensive but they last a lot longer.
  • The pills—containing inexpensive potassium iodide, which is the substance used to iodize common table salt—can prevent thyroid cancer by saturating the thyroid gland with a harmless type of iodine, keeping it from absorbing radioactive iodine that might be inhaled or ingested after a radiation release. Quake Renews Call to Enforce Pill Law
  • Now, though, insurers find they are increasingly paying out for teenagers crashing expensive vehicles that they would not normally have the ghost of a chance of obtaining cover for.
  • ‘The best place to make mercerized fabrics is still Italy, but they are very expensive,’ says Kwok.
  • Packed with the same computing power as some laptops, wearables are still too expensive for average consumers.
  • He has a very expensive wristwatch and he misses no opportunity to show it off.
  • The company refused to honour the verbal agreement and put him on a more expensive tariff. Times, Sunday Times
  • KEEPS the England midfield ticking over like an expensive timepiece. The Sun
  • Or a pragmatic solution to an expensive problem that has dogged homebuyers for decades? Times, Sunday Times
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