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1[mass noun] Ability to be afforded; inexpensiveness:‘the rapid spread and increasing affordability of wireless communication’
- 1.1 The cost or price of something:‘they arrived at their conclusion by comparing the affordability of houses with average historical levels’‘the reforms under discussion would have a negligible impact on housing affordability’
- 1.1 The cost or price of something:
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