Definitions

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  • adj. Low in price.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. inexpensive; cheap. Opposite of expensive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. that you have the financial means for

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Examples

  • The underlying costs in most of the current so called low-cost regions are going up and in some including China by as much as 1 ½ percent per month.

    Forbes.com: News

  • PARIS - After popularizing the idea of low-cost broadband Internet in France, upsetting a few vested interests in the process, the telecommunications entrepreneur Xavier Niel wants to do something similar for mobile phones.

    NYT > Home Page

  • So there's a huge -- again, when we call it low-cost, we truly mean because it is low-cost.

  • PARIS - After popularizing the idea of low-cost broadband Internet service in France, upsetting a few vested interests in the process, the telecommunications entrepreneur Xavier Niel wants to do something similar for mobile phones.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The Fascist and Nazi regimes outlawed trade unions, but they worked hard to make factories safer, cleaner, and more pleasant workplaces, and also provided subsidized housing, low-cost vacations, and sports programs to millions of workers.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • A biography on the Milwaukee brokerage firm's website said Mr. Noack "specializes in assisting a variety of debt issuers in obtaining low-cost capital through the utilization of innovative financing techniques."

    SEC Broadens Probe Into Stifel Financial

  • Meanwhile, international pilots have demanded that pilots flying planes for Qantas's low-cost offshoot Jetstar be paid the same wages as pilots flying Qantas-branded planes.

    Union to Take Action Against Qantas

  • The lender has brought down its total exposure to unsecured loans to 3% from the highs of 12%-13%, reduced its net bad loans as a percentage of total assets to below 1% and has created a strategy around increasing its share of low-cost and stable current and saving account, or CASA, deposit base.

    ICICI Expects Net Interest Margins at 2.6%

  • At some point China won't be a low-cost country anymore.

    Immigration Holds Key to Labor Shortage

  • For a fragile sector that has struggled to compete with low-cost companies overseas, the gains could be fragile, especially if companies in the U.S. find productivity gains that mitigate the need to hire new workers.

    Factory Jobs Become Election Issue

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