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  • n  the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  • n  the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • n  value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    the cost in human life was enormous
  • v  be priced at
    These shoes cost $100
  • v  require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice
    This mistake cost him his job

  • Third, the Lewis and Clark venture cost next to nothing by today's standards.
  • When is the cost of medical treatment worth the benefit of extra years of life? Stanford economists have come up with a figure.
  • PTI Magazine: Who's to blame for outrageous prescription drug costs and what we can do about it.
News & Articles

  • Brazilians protest high cost of hosting World Cup
    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia just hours before Brazil played Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup on Saturday.
    June 16, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Our Readers' Views: The cost of gun violence
    The dollar cost of gun violence. Estimates can run anywhere from $12 billion to $37 billion depending on your source. Can we all agree that the cost is too high? There are other “costs” to our society, neighborhoods and families that are not as quantifiable as the almighty dollar. Imagine the “cost” to the people killed, especially the kids. The “cost” of years of agony, grief and depression for ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald
  • With Cost Leadership, SanDisk Remains in Charge
    With Cost Leadership, SanDisk Remains in Charge        
    June 14, 2013 - The Motley Fool
Quotes

  • Tony Hayward in Seattle Times
    When our government has information on a known extremist and that information is not shared and acted upon as it should have been so that this extremist boards a plane with dangerous explosives that could have cost nearly 300 lives, a systemic... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA FOXNews (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://whitehouse.blogs.foxnews.com/2009/12/29/systemic-failure/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGt-SHWzvb_fIA9t91NK4NonCOjSg Dec 29, 2009 22727 30460 cost Other parties besides BP may be responsible for cost and liabilities arising from the oil spill, and we expect those parties to live up to their obligations," BP said last Friday.
  • Henry Waxman in Financial Times
    The common feature of these five decisions is that they posed a trade-off between cost and well safety,the letter said.

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