costing

costing
cost|ing [ˈkɔstıŋ US ˈko:st-] n [U and C]
the 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.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • costing — cost‧ing [ˈkɒstɪŋ ǁ ˈkɒːst ] noun [countable, uncountable] ACCOUNTING the process of calculating the cost of a future activity or product, or the calculation itself: • Railtrack originally said the scheme would cost £100 million, but last year… …   Financial and business terms

  • costing — n. cost accounting. [British] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costing — (izg. kòstīng) m DEFINICIJA ekon. proces utvrđivanja i obračunavanja troškova poslovanja ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • costing — ► NOUN ▪ the estimated cost of producing or undertaking something …   English terms dictionary

  • costing — UK [ˈkɒstɪŋ] / US [ˈkɔstɪŋ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms costing : singular costing plural costings calculation of the expected cost of a plan, business proposal etc …   English dictionary

  • Costing — Cost Cost (k[o^]st; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cost}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Costing}.] [OF. coster, couster, F. co[^u]ter, fr. L. constare to stand at, to cost; con + stare to stand. See {Stand}, and cf. {Constant}.] 1. To require to be given,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costing — [[t]kɒ̱stɪŋ, AM kɔ͟ːst [/t]] costings N VAR A costing is an estimate of all the costs involved in a project or a business venture. [mainly BRIT] We ll put together a proposal, including detailed costings, free of charge. Syn: estimate (in AM, use …   English dictionary

  • costing — / kɒstɪŋ/ noun a calculation of the manufacturing costs, and so the selling price of a product ● The costings give us a retail price of $2.95. ● We cannot do the costing until we have details of all the production expenditure …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • costing — / kɒstɪŋ/ noun a calculation of the manufacturing costs, and so the selling price, of a product ● The costings give us a retail price of $2.95. ● We cannot do the costing until we have details of all the production expenditure …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • costing — /kaws ting, kos /, n. Chiefly Brit. See cost accounting. * * * …   Universalium

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