The total money, time and resources associated with a purchase or activity.

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You need to make sure that the high cost will be worth it any time you are taking on a big project.

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The cost of the item was too high and they all looked at me like I was crazy, because I wanted to buy it.

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My boss felt our company should not have purchased Rolex watches for all the executives because he thought they were not worth the cost.

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