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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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costingcost‧ing /ˈkɒstɪŋ $ ˈkɒːst-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BBBCOUNT/CALCULATEthe process of calculating the cost of a future business activity, product etc, or the calculation itself 🔊 the planning and costing of staffing levels 🔊 We were asked to prepare detailed costings for the scheme.
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costingDetailed costing can make the difference between an excellent idea and a ruinous one.Repairs were expected to take weeks, so officers bought a new machine costing £4,000.One method of doing this is the system of marginal costing.Marginal costing Chapter 15 Review questions 1.Even so, some analysts question whether the company can finance a new model costing, perhaps, £250 million without outside help.Under Service Call buildings are fitted with a receiver costing £74 which is attached to a window.Get there by car on the M1, exit 8 or train to Hemel and taxi costing £2.50.Have we got the costings through yet?
From Longman Business Dictionarycostingcost‧ing /ˈkɒstɪŋˈkɒːst-/ British English noun [countable, uncountable]ACCOUNTING the process of calculating the cost of a future activity or product, or the calculation itselfRailtrack originally said the scheme would cost £100 million, but last year produced revised costings of £350 million. absorption costing batch costing job costing marginal costing
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