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The cost of rebuilding the theater will be $13 million.
We’re organizing a trip to New York, at a cost of $300 per person.
This scheme helps homeless people at no cost to the taxpayer.
We need money to cover the cost of heating.
A rise in interest rates will increase the cost of borrowing.
the serious environmental costs of the new road network
They decided to divorce, whatever the cost to their children.
The plant closed down at a cost of over 1,000 jobs.
the social costs of unemployment
New technology has helped us to cut costs.
Higher fuel prices will lead to increased costs for car owners.
He was ordered to pay a fine of $500 plus $250 costs.
He got the job, but at a cost.
She was determined to win at any cost.
At all costs, we must avoid letting the press hear about this.
This is the American English definition of cost. View British English definition of cost.
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