Definition of 'extortionate'
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The rest of the work and advice, like this, he bills us for at his usual extortionate hourly rate, so I got straight to the point. KICK BACK (2002)She peeled a length of skin off a slice of chouriço, Wilshere's presence close, unmistakably extortionate. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)A firm from Inverness brought a score of portable loos for an extortionate fee. THE TARTAN RINGERS (2002)
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Translations for 'extortionate'
British English: extortionate /ɪkˈstɔːʃənɪt/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe something such as a price as extortionate, you are emphasizing that it is much greater than it should be.
...a specially prepared menu on which basic dishes are charged at extortionate prices.
- American English: extortionate
- Arabic: فاحِش
- Brazilian Portuguese: exorbitante
- Chinese: 敲诈的
- Croatian: iznuđivački
- Czech: přemrštěný ceny
- Danish: ublu
- Dutch: exorbitant
- European Spanish: exorbitante
- Finnish: kohtuuton liian suuri
- French: exorbitant
- German: überhöht
- Greek: εκβιαστικός
- Italian: esagerato
- Japanese: 法外な
- Korean: 터무니 없는
- Norwegian: ublu
- Polish: wymuszony
- European Portuguese: exorbitante
- Romanian: exorbitant
- Russian: непомерный
- Spanish: exorbitante
- Swedish: rövar-
- Thai: แพงเกินควร
- Turkish: ölçüsüz
- Ukrainian: грабіжницький
- Vietnamese: cắt cổ
Definition of extortionate from the Collins English Dictionary
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