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unit pricing

the system of indicating the cost of a consumer product in terms of a standard unit of measure, as so much per pound, quart, or yard, in addition to the price per can, bottle, or piece.
Origin of unit pricing
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The contract type is a requirements type contract with firm-fixed unit pricing.
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British Dictionary definitions for unit pricing

unit pricing

a system of pricing foodstuffs, etc, in which the cost of a single unit is shown to enable shoppers to see the advantage of buying multipacks
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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