at a price

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Definition of at a price

1 : by losing or giving up something or doing something unpleasant Success came at a price.
2 : for a very large amount of money The chocolate is available by mail order, but at a price.

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“At a price.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20a%20price. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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