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cost accounting

noun
1.
an accounting system indicating the cost of items involved in production.
Also called, especially British, costing.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
Related forms
cost accountant, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cost accountant

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
cost accountant, noun
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