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- adj. Low in price.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. inexpensive; cheap. Opposite of
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- adj. that you have the financial means for
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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.
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.
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.
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 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."
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.
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.
At some point China won't be a low-cost country anymore.
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.