cost accounting

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noun
  1. an accounting system indicating the cost of items involved in production.

Origin of cost accounting

1
First recorded in 1910–15
  • Also called, especially British, costing [kaws-ting, kos-] /ˈkɔs tɪŋ, ˈkɒs-/ .

Other words from cost accounting

  • cost accountant, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for cost accounting

cost accounting

noun
  1. the recording and controlling of all the expenditures of an enterprise in order to facilitate control of separate activities: Also called: management accounting

Derived forms of cost accounting

  • cost accountant, noun

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