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He always wears expensive clothes.
It can be very expensive to train new personnel.
young people with expensive tastes and large bank accounts
It was an expensive decision – it cost me my job.
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American English version of definition of expensive
a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
to use someone or something for your own purposes, often in a way that causes harm or difficulties
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of expensive from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.