cost-of-living index


noun

a former term for consumer price index.

Nearby words

  1. cost-effective,
  2. cost-efficient,
  3. cost-justify,
  4. cost-of-living adjustment,
  5. cost-of-living allowance,
  6. cost-plus,
  7. cost-push,
  8. cost-push inflation,
  9. cost-share,
  10. costa

Origin of cost-of-living index

First recorded in 1910–15

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