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.
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Example sentences
One surprise that happens in almost all cases is the dreaded cost overrun.
The funds will be used to cover a cost overrun for road improvements to a new
  industrial area.
The funds will be used to cover a cost overrun for road improvements to new
  industrial area.
When there is a cost overrun, the contractor absorbs this overrun.
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