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costly

US [ˈkɔs(t)li]
UK [ˈkɒs(t)li]
  • adj.花钱多的;昂贵的;价钱高的;引起困难的
  • Web价值高的;贵重的;豪华的
Comparative Degree:costlier  Superlative:costliest  
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adj.
1.
花钱多的;昂贵的;价钱高的costing a lot of money, especially more than you want to pay
Buying new furniture may prove too costly.
购买新家具可能会花钱太多。
2.
引起困难的;造成损失的causing problems or the loss of sth
a costly mistake/failure
造成重大损失的错误╱失败
Mining can be costly in terms of lives(= too many people can die) .
采矿有时会造成重大的生命损失。

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