English - Vietnamese Dictionary
costly /'kɔstli/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- đắt tiền, quý giá
- costly furniture: đồ đạc đắc tiền
- tốn tiền, hao tiền tốn của; tai hại
- a costly war: một cuộc chiến tranh hao tiền tốn của
costlier|costliest'kɒstlɪAdvanced English Dictionary
+entailing great loss or sacrifice
+having a high price
+ adjective (costlier, costliest)Collocation Dictionary
Help Note: You can also use more costly and most costly.
1 costing a lot of money, especially more than you want to pay: Buying new furniture may prove too costly.
2 causing problems or the loss of sth: a costly mistake / failure + Mining can be costly in terms of lives (= too many people can die).
costliness noun [U]
enormously, exceptionally, excessively, extremely, very | increasingly | fairly, pretty, quite, rather | potentially | relatively
The six-month delay will be costly for the company.
This process is costly in computer time.
| in terms of
These teaching methods are too costly in terms of staff resources.
These measures could be costly to employers.
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