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That which is given in exchange for something else; cost.
[L. expendo, to pay out]
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Thus while I tell the truth about loobies, my reader's imagination need not be entirely excluded from an occupation with lords; and the petty sums which any bankrupt of high standing would be sorry to retire upon, may be lifted to the level of high commercial transactions by the inexpensive addition of proportional ciphers.
The Orfling was likewise accommodated with an inexpensive lodging in the same neighbourhood.
So Shaw let Milton alone, and he got on very well in his own way, doggedly sticking to his books, and resisting all temptations but those of certain libraries, athletic games, and such inexpensive pleasures as were within his means; for this benighted youth had not yet discovered that college nowadays is a place in which to "sky-lark," not to study.
I had let my flat in town, and taken inexpensive quarters at Thames Ditton, on the plea of a disinterested passion for the river.
And meantime the Chief Inspector went on, peering at the table with a calm face and the slightly anxious attention of an indigent customer bending over what may be called the by-products of a butcher's shop with a view to an inexpensive Sunday dinner.
It had given these subject races cigarettes, boots, bowler hats, cricket, race meetings, cheap revolvers, petroleum, the factory system of industry, halfpeuny newspapers in both English and the vernacular, inexpensive university degrees, motor-bicycles and electric trams; it had produced a considerable literature expressing contempt for the Subject Races, and rendered it freely accessible to them, and it had been content to believe that nothing would result from these stimulants because somebody once wrote "the immemorial east"; and also, in the inspired words of Kipling--
An inexpensive drug that has lost much of its punch against malaria over the past 20 years is showing signs of regaining its strength in the African nation of Malawi.
This is the fifth-and-final article in a long-planned but previously unannounced series titled "FIST--Fast, Inexpensive, Simple, and Tiny.
For over 30 years, a large part of his business has been catering to international tourists and students, providing them with inexpensive hotel options around the city.
SATA's flexibility and inexpensive nature has fueled the popular disk-to-disk storage architecture, especially within the small-to-midsized business market.
The researchers found that relatively inexpensive metrics can be effective in screening children for ETS exposure.
The new software, XTNDConnect PC Phone Sync, gives Sony Ericsson end users an inexpensive way to utilize the market's leading desktop synchronization technology to manage contact lists using Outlook Express.