low cost

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Unadapted borrowing from English low-cost.


  • IPA(key): /ˌlou ˈkost/, [ˌlou̯ ˈkost̪]


low cost (invariable)

  1. low-cost; budget
    voy de vacaciones en plan low cost
    I'm gonna go on holiday on the cheap

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.