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costing

noun [C often plural, U] uk   /ˈkɒs.tɪŋ/ us    /ˈkɑː.stɪŋ/
a calculation of the future cost of something such as a possible product: We'll need accurate costings before we can agree to fund the project.AccountingAssessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluating
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