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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
expensive /iks'pensiv/
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Concise Dictionary
+high in price or charging high prices
Thesaurus Dictionary
costly, dear, high-priced, up-market, valuable, precious, priceless, extravagant; overpriced:
Richard and Elizabeth flew off for an expensive holiday in the sun.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
costing a lot of money: an expensive car / restaurant / holiday + Art books are expensive to produce. + I can't afford it, it's too expensive. + Making the wrong decision could prove expensive. + That dress was an expensive mistake.
expensively adverb: expensively dressed / furnished + There are other restaurants where you can eat less expensively.
Collocation Dictionary


be, look, prove, seem, sound
Her suit looked extremely expensive.
| become, get
Holidays in this country are getting very expensive.
| make sth
Adding these safety features would make the cars too expensive.
| find sth
I found the food very expensive.


amazingly, astronomically, enormously, exceedingly, extortionately, extremely, frighteningly, hideously, highly, horrendously, horribly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, inordinately, ludicrously, massively, outrageously, ridiculously, ruinously, terribly, vastly, very
Some of these legal cases are enormously expensive.
| impossibly, prohibitively
Giving every patient an annual anti-flu injection would be prohibitively expensive.
| increasingly | a bit, comparatively, fairly, moderately, pretty, quite, rather, relatively | correspondingly
Walls are generally the greatest source of heat loss and correspondingly expensive to tackle.
| needlessly, unduly, unnecessarily | notoriously | obviously | discreetly
discreetly expensive perfume

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