English to Afrikaans Meaning :: extortionate

Extortionate :
buitensporig
- buitensporigextortionately
 

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Adjective(1) greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation

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(1) The ticket prices were not extortionate , it was after all a semi final, and we don't play at home again until February 7.(2) High pressure sales techniques, extortionate prices and poor quality workmanship await those who agree to free security checks from suspicious firms cold-calling at the door or over the phone, warn police.(3) How do young people have the money to buy these tickets, usually in bulk, and at extortionate prices.(4) You can travel during school terms, escaping screaming children and extortionate prices.(5) Where is the financial benefit in facing extortionate price increases without an even greater rise in income?(6) I've managed to catch the last 3 travelling shows, and almost not minded the extortionate ticket prices.(7) They come along and put in what you would term inferior equipment and charge extortionate prices for it.(8) Two "business agents" who have been charged with blackmailing and extortionate practices will be ousted from office by the Upholsterers' Union if the present plans of the leaders are carried out.(9) In response, the author proposes a new crime of " extortionate destruction."(10) The signs indicating this extortionate price rise were not prominently placed and when I complained I was told to ÔÇÿpark elsewhere thenÔÇÖ.(11) People should always be careful when they're being asked these extortionate prices.(12) This means that everyone wanting to purchase a home in Alice Springs is forced to pay an extortionate price.(13) Buy lots of ready-grown plants at extortionate prices(14) There was beer, there was music and there was undercooked greasy food at extortionate prices.(15) The alert follows a flood of complaints about itinerant traders who charge extortionate prices for bitumen coverings for drives.(16) One hackney cab driver, who asked not to be named, said: ÔÇÿI know the prices are extortionate - but I have no option.ÔÇÖ
Synonyms
Adjective
1. exorbitant ::
buitensporige
2. excessively high ::
uitermate hoë
3. excessive ::
oormatige
4. outrageous ::
verregaande
5. unreasonable ::
onbillik
6. inordinate ::
buitensporige
7. inflated ::
opgeblaas
8. exacting ::
veeleisende
9. harsh ::
harde
10. severe ::
ernstige
11. oppressive ::
onderdrukkende
13. grasping ::
gryp
15. avaricious ::
gierige
16. greedy ::
gulsige
17. money-grubbing ::
geld-rooien
Different Forms
extortionate, extortionately
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