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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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These transgressions, combined with the centralized system's costliness, caused its downfall by the 1890s.
While the public in general has never held a firm grasp of energy policy, it seems the coal industry is being railroaded before electricity consumers ever had a chance to assess the costliness of this policy decision.
The first analytical tool that can help us think about the emergent dynamics of economic phenomena is the costliness of knowledge.
Another article in the Boston Globe on October 26, written by Jackie MacMullan, focused on the costliness of Bill Buckner's error at first base.
Love's costliness makes it easy to get distracted with less dangerous relationships that fit nicely in the patterns dictated by our consumer-oriented society.
Throughout his career, James continually returned to the telegram because this medium provided a material form of communication that generated a cryptic, condensed style tied to the costliness of transmission that often occasioned public consumption and collaborative reading.
19 for a CPT code 99223 (level 3, initial admission), regardless of the quality and costliness of the care they provide.
The costliness of citizen demands is not a straightforward function of the economic benefits sought.
As South Sudan relies on oil revenues for 90 per cent of its economy, the prohibitive costliness and time-consuming nature of constructing an alternative pipeline through neighbouring Kenya to the coast at Lamu, the stalemate is unlikely to be tenable for long.
Over the course of his career, Cain says, he began to recognize the costliness of government regulations on the restaurant industry.
The complexity and costliness of scheduling training and seeking out adequate drug supplies has taken its toll on first responders and emergency room staff throughout the Bay State.
Agriculture and horticulture in the area suffer from problems such as low per-acre yield, outdated farming techniques, non-availability and costliness of inputs, etc, to name a few years of militancy and last years floods have almost destroyed entirely the crop pattern and produce.