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Definition of Expensive

Expensive

  1. Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly; dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or family.
  2. Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad scene; extravagant; lavish.

Expensive Quotations

I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
Warren Buffett

The revolutionary breakthrough will come with rockets that are fully and rapidly reusable. We will never conquer Mars unless we do that. It'll be too expensive. The American colonies would never have been pioneered if the ships that crossed the ocean hadn't been reusable.
Elon Musk

The honest man might observe... that no one gets something for nothing; that politicians go in poor and go out rich; that the Government screws up everything it touches; and that the Will to Believe is best confined to the Religious Venue, as to practice it elsewhere is just too damned expensive.
David Mamet

For countries such as Kenya to emerge as economic powerhouses, they need better infrastructure: roads, ports, smart grids and power plants. Infrastructure is expensive, and takes a long time to build. In the meantime, hackers are building 'grassroots infrastructure,' using the mobile-phone system to build solutions that are ready for market.
Ethan Zuckerman

The death penalty is ineffective as a deterrent, and the appeals process is expensive and cruel to the surviving family members.
Martin O'Malley
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Expensive Translations

expensive in Afrikaans is duur
expensive in Dutch is kostbaar, dierbaar, lief, duur, waard
expensive in Finnish is kallis
expensive in German is teuer, teuer, kostspielig
expensive in Italian is caro, costoso
expensive in Latin is carus
expensive in Norwegian is kostbar, dyr
expensive in Portuguese is caro
expensive in Spanish is caro, costoso
expensive in Swedish is dyr
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