- rate1(def 3).
- a price for a service or commodity that includes all extra costs incidental to the item: the unit price of a wedding.
Origin of unit price
First recorded in 1965–70
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Examples from the Web for unit price
There are many firms that pay their men on a unit-price or bonus system.
- a price for foodstuffs, etc, stated or shown as the cost per unit, as per pound, per kilogram, per dozen, etc