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cost

1. 
a. the amount paid for a commodity by its seller
b. (as modifier): the cost price
2. Law the expenses of judicial proceedings
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Because of its costliness, people rarely engage in extensive calculation and analysis.
So much for the FAA's goal of allowing the parties to avoid "the costliness and delays of litigation.
Revised assessments of the costliness of war and situations in which ending an unjust war would cause more harm than good both involve significant potential for escalation.
Moreover, what he saw in the Aeneid was not only the grim depiction of war and death, and not only the idea of Rome as bringer of civilization and peace (supposedly, anyway), but the theme of the "immense costliness of a vocation with the complete conviction that it is worth it" (11, quoted from a letter to Dorothy L.
The potential disadvantage of the new approach may be the relative costliness of massively parallel sequencing and the relative complexity of the subsequent bioinformatics analysis compared with conventional PCR-based detection strategies.
With the costliness of data production, using existing data in applications reduces cost.
Because of the costliness of launches, a savings in weight equates directly to one in expenditures; therefore, a 105-pound weight savings can save the government on the order of $1 million (at about $10,000 per pound, based on mean values of the costs discussed earlier).
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However, some changes were made in the draft plan by authorities due to its costliness, and the new plan was carried out and accomplished, aiming to generate electricity from the body's heat by using such fabrics.
Their campaigns combine the costliness of modern expeditions with the carnage of barbaric invasions.
Since concern about the costliness of unmeritorious suits has been the primary motivating factor for the Court's recent shift, (4) trade secret doctrine is especially in tension with the current Court's views on the role of the judge.
The costliness of free shipping means many retailers offers come with strings attached.