(adj.) = cheap ; low-cost ; low-priced ; lower-cost ; pulp ; inexpensively ; on the cheap ; cheapo ; low-budget ; no-frills ; cut-price ; cut-rate ; a dime a dozen ; downscale ; downmarket. Ex: These indexes are both cheap and quick to produce. Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS is designed to give fast efficient, and low-cost assistance to librarians. Ex: Permission has been granted to introduce a system of surveillance licensing for the purpose of monitoring imports of low-priced goods, such as clothing and footwear originating in non-EC countries. Ex: Following our examples, the neighbors decide that they can provide the lower-cost food service to the wider community by buying in even larger quantities, and in the process make a profit for themselves. Ex: There are pulp detective novels and 'Simenon'; there are pulp Western films and 'High Noon'. Ex: This has enabled libraries to acquire materials more quickly and almost as inexpensively as in the past. Ex: The author provides a selected list of Internet sites covering various aspects of travel and tourism such as accommodation, restaurants, entertainment, travelling abroad, and touring on the cheap. Ex: I just put the DVD in my cheapo DVD player connected to my TV and it played without a hitch. Ex: Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature. Ex: This is a good guide for independent travellers looking for cheap, no-frills intercity transport around the country. Ex: Turkey is heavily promoted by tour operators as an idyllic holiday destination, the cut-price alternative to Greece or Cyprus. Ex: Most of these cut-rate laptops include a one-year parts and labor warranty. Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'. Ex: It is a relatively small and shabby building in the middle of a downscale neighborhood. Ex: Those downmarket films brought my family financial security. ---- * aerolínea barata = low-cost carrier ; low-cost airline. * alojamiento barato = budget accommodation. * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful. * bueno, bonito y barato = cheap and cheerful. * compañía aérea barata = low-cost airline ; low-cost carrier. * de novela barata = novelettish. * de un modo barato = inexpensively ; thriftily. * dirigir a un mercado más barato = downscale ; downmarket. * edición barata = trade paperback. * el ser barato = cheapness. * escritura barata = hack writing. * hotel barato = budget hotel ; downscale hotel ; downmarket hotel. * humor barato = cheap laughs. * línea aérea barata = low-cost airline ; low-cost carrier. * literatura barata = pulp fiction. * lo barato = inexpensiveness. * lo barato sale caro = you get what you pay for ; buy cheap, pay dear ; pay now or pay later ; if you pay peanuts, you get monkeys ; penny wise, pound foolish ; save a penny, spend a dollar ; save a penny, spend a pound. * mantenimiento barato = low maintenance. * novela barata = novelette. * oratoria barata = soapbox. * producido de un modo barato = cheaply-produced. * rollo barato = soapbox. * tarifa especial más barata = discount charge. * vender a un precio más barato que = undercut. * vender más barato = undercut. * venderse barato = sell + Reflexivo + short. * venta a un precio más barato = undercutting. * vuelo barato = budget flight.