One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Costing a great deal; expensive.‘high-quality and high-priced furniture’‘a team of high-priced lawyers’
- ‘High-price houses on average last year waited on the market around 150 days and sold for around 10 percent less than their asking price.’
- ‘Pharmaceutical company advertising on TV promotes high-priced new drugs with marginal improvements over cheaper generic versions.’
- ‘He slept there rather than pay for the last remaining room, a high-priced deluxe suite.’
- ‘To the chagrin of his coworkers, Pace commits to delivering 40 high-priced cars to a South American gangster with only a few days to spare.’
- ‘Lenders make serious bucks from flogging high-priced insurance policies to their cardholders.’
- ‘Lenders offer brokers, who handle about 65% of mortgages, incentive payments to send high-priced loans their way.’
- ‘They are too busy trying to sell high-priced, high-profit products to middle-class customers in the richest countries.’
- ‘In addition, air freight can be cost-effective for high-priced items where the additional cost can be absorbed into the price of the product more easily.’
- ‘Promotions also let product marketers use popular, high-priced talent at minimal cost.’
- ‘Demand for high-price apartments is strong partly because, for now, not that much inventory is available.’
- ‘German companies also tend to export more high-price goods, such as luxury cars and niche engineering products, giving the companies more leverage to raise prices to offset the stronger euro.’
- ‘A growing number of businesses are stocking break rooms and kitchenettes with high-priced tea and coffee.’
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