luxury luxury  /ˈləɡ ʒə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
  2. (n) the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive
  3. (n) wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living

Usage(s):

  1. Two luxury malls are being planned in Delhi, and hundreds of others are in various stages of construction and planning throughout his country.
  2. Many luxury brands are desperate, and a new study shows that moves into smaller-ticket markets might work.
  3. The people, places and products that are now influencing the luxury business and inspiring savvy consumers around the world.

News

  1. New luxury hotel planned in Jackson

    A new luxury hotel is coming to downtown Jackson. The city council voted Tuesday for a nine-story, 205-room Westin Hotel. The $53 million hotel will be built on West Street and is expected to bring more than 100 jobs to the area, city officials said. Groundbreaking is set for January 2014.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WAPT Jackson

  2. For Luxury Hotels, Russia Rules In Big Emerging Markets

    If you've ever stayed at the Radisson Royal, the old Hotel Ukraine in Moscow, you know why Russia is the No. 1 luxury hotel market in the big four emerging markets. Bugattis and Ferraris in the parking lot; Rolls' for sale in a showroom to the left of the entrance. Toilet paper like you've never seen in your life. This is where the one percenters go to nurse a glass of Russo-Baltique on the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. These Luxury Brand Names Still Look Promising

    These Luxury Brand Names Still Look Promising        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. "Some allies ought not have the luxury of opting only for stability and civilian operations, forcing other allies to bear a disproportionate share of the fighting and the dying," Gates said.
    on Feb 10, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: USA Today

  2. "The reform is not a luxury, but a necessity," Obama said before the American Medical Association in Chicago. "If we fail to act, premiums will climb higher, benefits will erode further, and the rolls of uninsured will swell to include...
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Green Bay Press Gazette

  3. "I didn't have the luxury of playing tournaments coming in here," Woods said. "So I had to be more focused on my practice sessions coming into it and then take more out of them than most people would."
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: The State

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