low-cost

low-cost ˈlow-cost adjective [only before a noun]
not costing a lot of money:

• government initiatives to increase the supply of low-cost housing

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low-cost UK US /ˌləʊˈkɒst/ US  /-ˈkɑːst/ adjective [before noun] (also lower-cost)
COMMERCE, FINANCE cheap, or not costing as much as other things of the same type: »

As new low-cost competitors from Asia and eastern Europe have entered the global marketplace, Britain's manufacturers have been forced to move upmarket.

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Around 60% of the companies surveyed had some of their IT work done in low-cost countries.

low-cost airlines/carriers/flights »

Another low-cost airline went bust after expanding too fast.

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There is pressure on capital cities to provide low-cost housing for its nurses and teachers.

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low-cost credit cards/mortgages/loans

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low-cost energy/electricity

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low-cost labour/manufacturing/production


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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