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English definition of “bill of quantities”

bill of quantities

noun [C]     (plural bills of quantities) (abbreviation BOQ, abbreviation BQ, also bill of materials)
PROPERTY a document showing a list of everything needed to build something and how much each item will cost : Some builders retain the bill of quantities as the basis of agreeing rates .
(Definition of bill of quantities noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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