cost of living index

  • 1 cost of living index — ➔ index1 * * * cost of living index UK US noun [C, usually singular] ► ECONOMICS a list of the prices of basic goods and services, showing how they change in a particular period of time, as a way of measuring inflation: »The newspaper s own… …

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  • 2 cost–of–living index — n: consumer price index Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 3 cost of living index — An official number showing the cost of living at a certain date compared with that at another date taken as a standard • • • Main Entry: ↑cost …

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  • 4 Cost-of-living index — A cost of living index is a theoretical price index that measures relative cost of living over time or regions. It is an index that measures differences in the price of goods and services, and allows for substitutions to other items as prices… …

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  • 5 Cost of living index — A cost of living index is a theoretical price index that measures relative cost of living over time. There are many different methodologies that have been developed to approximate cost of living indexes, including methods that allow for… …

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  • 6 cost-of-living index — /kɒst əv ˈlɪvɪŋ ˌɪndɛks/ (say kost uhv living .indeks) noun an index compiled from official statistics which represents the monthly rise or fall in the cost of living in terms of points as compared with a selected earlier year …

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  • 7 cost-of-living index — /ˌkɒst əv lɪvɪŋ ˌɪndeks/ noun the way of measuring the cost of living which is shown as a percentage increase on the figure for the previous year. It is similar to the consumer price index, but includes other items such as the interest on… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 8 cost-of-living index — /ˌkɒst əv lɪvɪŋ ˌɪndeks/ noun a way of measuring the cost of living which is shown as a percentage increase on the figure for the previous year. It is similar to the consumer price index, but includes other items such as the interest on mortgages …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 9 cost of living index — index which records the average cost of the necessities of life (i.e. food, clothing, shelter) …

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  • 10 cost-of-living index — noun an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer • Syn: ↑consumer price index, ↑CPI • Hypernyms: ↑price index, ↑price level …

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  • 11 cost-of-living index — noun Date: 1913 consumer price index …

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  • 12 cost-of-living index — a former term for consumer price index. [1910 15] * * * …

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  • 13 cost-of-living index — noun another term for retail price index …

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  • 14 ACCRA Cost of Living Index — The ACCRA Cost of Living Index is a measure of living cost differences among urban areas in the United States compiled by the Council for Community and Economic Research. [cite journal|title=Measuring Regional Cost of Living|author=Koo,… …

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  • 15 ACCRA Cost Of Living Index - COLI — A measure of key living costs compiled by the Council for Community and Economic Research. The ACCRA COLI compares cost of living differences between urban areas in the United States weighted by different types of consumer expenditures in mid… …

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  • 16 (the) cost-of-living index — the cost of living index UK US noun business the consumer price index Thesaurus: prices and costssynonym types of prices and describing prices and costshyponym …

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  • 17 bond linked to the Cost of Living Index — promissory note that is dependent upon the index of how much it costs to live in the country …

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  • 18 the cost-of-living index — UK / US noun business the consumer price index …

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  • 19 Cost of living (disambiguation) — Cost of living may refer to: Cost of living index, an economic measure of the change in cost of living Cost of living, an economic concept The Cost of Living (book), a 1999 book by Arundhati Roy In television Film: Cost of Living (Star Trek: The… …

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  • 20 cost of living — cost of liv·ing: the cost of purchasing those goods and services which are included in an accepted standard level of consumption Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. cost of living …

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