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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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'It is very unfortunate that Pakistani businessmen had to bear huge losses as it costs dearly taking samples along through air,' he regretted.
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