Definition of cost of living in English:

cost of living

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  • The level of prices relating to a range of everyday items.
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    • The main reason for this is inflation, basically the broad measure of the rising price of the cost of living.
    • All we are asking for is a decent wage to cover the cost of living as council tax keeps rising.
    • They demanded reasons from the Cabinet for the increases in prices and the cost of living in general.

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