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English definition of “costing”

costing

noun [C often plural, U]     /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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