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cost of living

noun as in expenses

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Move to “chained CPI” for cost-of-living increases in Social Security payments?

He was ready to tweak the cost-of-living formula for Social Security.

You can debate which cost-of-living adjustment is more accurate, but there is nothing sacrosanct about any given metric.

Frigging Florida labor laws meant that you had to give cost-of-living raises every year, and it added up.

The best cost-of-living news of the past year is that double-digit inflation of 12 percent or higher was cut almost in half.

Also, my Administration was the first to seek a cost-of-living increase for the recipients of VA compensation every year.

Next year, tax rates will be indexed so inflation can't push people into higher brackets when they get cost-of-living pay raises.

In all, he had mediated thirty-two strikes, sat on two arbitration boards, made three cost-of-living surveys for the Government.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cost of living, such as: costs, damage(s), outlay, overhead, reparations, and per diem.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.