cost overrun


noun

cost in excess of that originally estimated or budgeted, especially in a government contract: Additional funds had to be allocated to cover the cost overrun on the new fighter plane.

Nearby words

  1. cost center,
  2. cost centre,
  3. cost keeper,
  4. cost ledger,
  5. cost of living,
  6. cost rent,
  7. cost sheet,
  8. cost unit,
  9. cost, insurance, and freight,
  10. cost-

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