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Expensive

Of or related to the high cost of a good, service, or security. Expensiveness is determined by comparing the cost to similar goods, services, and securities. Expensiveness is also related to one's ability to buy: what seems expensive to one person may not seem so to another. Expensiveness may be justified depending on the quality of the good, service, or security.

expensive

Of, relating to, or being a security that sells at a market price above what is expected, given fundamental factors such as earnings, assets, and management ability. Deciding whether a security is expensive is a subjective judgment. Compare cheap.
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There's no way for a small company to do it any less expensively," said Donahue.
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If the contract provides for arbitration of disputes, this may be a viable option to resolve the dispute in less time than the courts might take and less expensively.
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Judging from all that has happened in the past, their allegiance lies with the same old politics that created this expensively ineffective city government.
Further, RSA has set up tables at the housing court so that owners can file appeals expeditiously and less expensively.