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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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which they confessed to their extreme expensiveness.
The methodology relies on this relatively simple technique for analyzing the profitability of the trading rules because of the possible problems related to non-linear models such as computational expensiveness, overfitting, data snooping and difficulties interpreting the results.
Due to general expensiveness of the measurements, methods were searched for, how to generalize and use the measurement results not only local but also foreign authors.
To him, Impressionism ends a "slopset of a period that had included the whole three or four preceding centuries, in which expensiveness [usury] had usurped the place of design" (144).
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