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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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In Figure 3, the point of marginal cheapness and the point of marginal expensiveness are shown.
The bourse's price-earning ratio, a measure of expensiveness, was more than 12 times in the fourth week of April against 12.
The resolution says nothing about expensiveness of vehicles, it says only about engine volume.
But more recently, the proposition was extended to say "excellence = exclusivity = expensiveness.
Instead, they know the distribution of the expensiveness of tastes and also that the place their tastes occupy in this distribution will be chosen at random.
Elaborating the potential of Turkey in alternate energy solutions, he informed that Turkish Companies had tried to sell-out their alternate energy ideas but businessmen in Pakistan mostly were reluctant due to expensiveness of the solar projects.
6 last year in terms of expensiveness, which made it some 20 per cent cheaper than New York.
For the purpose of this study the cost-prevalence index was calculated as an indicator of the relative expensiveness of ARV drug items.
Instead, the inability of end users to deal with its complexity and expensiveness and their lack of understanding of its potential caused these expectations to dwindle.
In general, high shortage and expensiveness of the land in third world countries are one of the important barriers of the urban development and improvement.
The Xaaxis represents the ratio of international airline yields to GDP per capita, providing a quasi measure for ticket expensiveness.