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Definition

a cost: a price, a charge, a monetary value
noun
The total cost of the repairs will be approximately 2,000 euros.
The cost of living is high in Paris.
Get him to sign the contract, no matter the cost.
a cost benefit analysis a financial investigation into a project, to find out the costs involved and if it would be beneficial to the company
cost-effective economical, good value, money efficient

to cost: to have a price, to be valued at, to require payment
verb
Note that this verb is irregular: cost/cost/cost

-How much does that sweater cost? -It costs 4 dollars.

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