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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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Key conditions of contestability theory, notably that entry is costless, are not met.
Firstly, membership is not costless; both Norway and Switzerland, both non member states, pay to participate.
She shows that if it were costless to adjust prices, currency denomination would be irrelevant.
They appear very impressed by what Mian Ishaque, a resident of Bastee Shahbazpur, of Sadiqabad in district Rahim Yar Khan, has made and uses it for fuelling many of his machines domestic generator, tube well, his kitchens and even a car.Pakistan has millions of cattle whose manure can be easily converted into bio-gas and used as fuel in items like the ones used by Mian Ishaque said engineers.Not only does it have 'costless' fuel, the plant itself is also much cheaper than presently available options, said engineers.
Yes we have and at present, we are working with all the major power retailers across the region including Jacky's Electronics, Eros, Sharaf DG, Emax, Hyper Panda, E-City, Geant, Eureka, Lulu, Carrefour, Safari, Silicon World Computers, eXtra, Safeermarket and Costless Electronics.
"Following our five-point humiliation I can exclusively reveal a Bank of England secret review shows UK's Eurovision exit would be costless" - The BBC's Robert Peston.
This massive influx of information is certainly useful, but problems can arise because it is relatively costless to spread information using social media, emails and even text messages.
We will therefore focus on situations in which F is very small, or in which the monitoring technology is even costless, F = 0.
Proliferating digital technologies and omnipresent smartphone cameras have made photographic imaging ridiculously easy, costless, and ubiquitous--a flow of experiences rather than staccato decisive moments.
To serve in nudging, an experience of shame would have to be (nearly) costless and this does not seem to be the case.
"Making improvements in these regulations is virtually costless, but it can play a transformative role in promoting growth and development."