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extortionate

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstɔːrʃənət; ɪkˈstɔːʃənət/

Translation of extortionate in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [fee/price] abusivo, exorbitante; [demand] excesivo, desmesurado
    Example sentences
    • The ticket prices were not extortionate, it was after all a semi final, and we don't play at home again until February 7.
    • Rather, he is keen to defend football from the usual allegations that ticket prices are extortionate.
    • How do young people have the money to buy these tickets, usually in bulk, and at extortionate prices.

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