cost accounting

cost accounting

noun
an accounting system indicating the cost of items involved in production.
Also called, especially British, costing.


Origin:
1910–15

cost accountant, noun
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cost-account

[kawst-uh-kount, kost-]
verb (used with object)
to subject to cost accounting.

Origin:
1895–1900

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cost accounting
 
n
Also called: management accounting the recording and controlling of all the expenditures of an enterprise in order to facilitate control of separate activities
 
cost accountant
 
n

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