Definition of 'exorbitant'
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Sometimes you can't justify paying the exorbitant fees that others do. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In some cases the already exorbitant fees have tripled in a year. The Sun (2012)But there can be no excuse for the exorbitant price of snacks once you are inside. The Sun (2008)It would be absurd to conclude that a regulator cannot review such exorbitant charges. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The exorbitant costs of childcare are also an acute anxiety to many. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Having to pay exorbitant parking charges once you get there matters. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The direct and indirect costs will be exorbitant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fund managers get to refresh portfolios and look like they might actually be doing something to justify their exorbitant management fees. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These exorbitant fees are a scandal. The Sun (2015)Petty regulations and exorbitant ticket prices meant most grounds were only one-third full and utterly sanitised. The Sun (2007)Imagine the anger a tenant must feel when presented with a large bill for extra charges on top of an already exorbitant rent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The exorbitant cost of health care is distorting the entire economy in America. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Then maybe we'd see a reduction in the exorbitant licence fee. The Sun (2012)People have to pay up, no matter how exorbitant the fee. The Sun (2009)Of course, people who agree to pay such exorbitant fees also have to take some responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Along the way our building committee became very discouraged about a number of complications, especially the exorbitant cost. Christianity Today (2000)The only way to get more is to attack checkpoints, or to buy them from unscrupulous soldiers at exorbitant prices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Running costs are exorbitant, too. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I love bats, but the price seemed exorbitant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only winners here are the administrators who get their pound of flesh by charging exorbitant sums of money, while all about lose theirs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If they are going to be charged an exorbitant price for a piece of cloth shaped into a tea dress, then why not take advantage? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. exorbitant is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'exorbitant'
British English: exorbitant ADJECTIVE
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 a shortage of affordable housing.
Definition of exorbitant from the Collins English Dictionary
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