exorbitant prices

exorbitant prices
(кра́йне) завы́шенные це́ны

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  • exorbitant prices — excessive prices, prices that are out of reach, sky high prices …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exorbitant — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem, sound ADVERB ▪ grossly (BrE, law) ▪ The rate of interest is grossly exorbitant. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • exorbitant — ex•or•bi•tant [[t]ɪgˈzɔr bɪ tənt[/t]] adj. exceeding the bounds of custom, propriety, or reason, esp. in amount or extent: exorbitant prices; exorbitant luxury[/ex] • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME < LL exorbitant , s. of exorbitāns, prp. of… …   From formal English to slang

  • exorbitant — ex‧or‧bi‧tant [ɪgˈzɔːbtnt ǁ ɔːr ] adjective an exorbitant price, rate, demand etc is much higher than is reasonable or usual: • He claims his bank is forcing him to pay exorbitant charges. • On the black market prices were particularly… …   Financial and business terms

  • exorbitant — mid 15c., a legal term, deviating from rule or principle, eccentric; from L. exorbitantem (nom. exorbitans), prp. of exorbitare deviate, go out of the track, from ex out of (see EX (Cf. ex )) + orbita wheel track (see ORB (Cf. orb)). Sense of …   Etymology dictionary

  • exorbitant — [eg zor′bitənt, ig zor′bətənt] adj. [ME < L exorbitans, prp. of exorbitare, to go out of the track < ex , out + orbita, a track, ORBIT] going beyond what is reasonable, just, proper, usual, etc.; excessive; extravagant: said esp. of charges …   English World dictionary

  • exorbitant — ex|or|bi|tant [ıgˈzo:bıtənt US o:r ] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Late Latin, present participle of exorbitare to leave the track , from Latin orbita track ] an exorbitant price, amount of money etc is much higher than it should be =… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exorbitant — [[t]ɪgzɔ͟ː(r)bɪtənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED (emphasis) If you describe something such as a price or fee as exorbitant, you are emphasizing that it is much greater than it should be. Exorbitant housing prices have created an acute shortage of affordable… …   English dictionary

  • exorbitant — adjective an exorbitant price, rate, demand etc is much higher than is reasonable or usual: It s a good restaurant but the prices are exorbitant. exorbitance noun (U) exorbitantly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exorbitant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. excessive, immoderate, inordinate, unreasonable; extravagant, expensive, dear. See dearness.Ant., modest, reasonable. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. excessive, extravagant, inordinate, immoderate; see… …   English dictionary for students

  • Moral Aspects of Monopoly —     Moral Aspects of Monopoly     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Moral Aspects of Monopoly     According to its etymology, monopoly (monopolia) signifies exclusive sale, or exclusive privilege of selling. Present usage, however, extends the term to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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