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Definition of high-cost in English:


Relatively expensive: risky high-cost loans
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  • The next step would be rationing in high-cost areas.
  • Parents could use negative access lists, analogous to 900 telephone service blocking, to prevent their children from accessing frivolous or high-cost services.
  • In short, we cannot find any evidence the contributors who engage high-cost fund managers achieve superior returns.

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