cost of living
Origin of cost of living
OTHER WORDS FROM cost of livingcost-of-living, adjective
Words nearby cost of living
How to use cost of living in a sentence
Patrick Klugman, the deputy mayor of Paris, said: “We are living our kind of 9/11,” he said.
Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
“The sensation these objects presented receded as their cost increased,” notes Rabinowitz.
Last week I turned 40, a bittersweet occasion because I crossed the line to living longer without my mother than with her.
Like him, they identified the Airbus A320 as an airplane extremely well fitted to low cost airline operations in Asia.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
To be so humbled in the knowledge of any living being, was the vultures of Prometheus to the proud heart of Ripperda.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
They feel that the system has few advantages to offer in return for the cost it entails upon them.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The living (value £250) is in the gift of trustees, and is now held by the Rev. M. Parker, Vicar.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
He became a doctor in two hours, and it only cost him twenty dollars to complete his education.
British Dictionary definitions for cost of living
- the basic cost of the food, clothing, shelter, and fuel necessary to maintain life, esp at a standard regarded as basic or minimal
- (as modifier)the cost-of-living index
Cultural definitions for cost of living
The average cost of the basic necessities of life, including food, shelter, and clothing.