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cost price

noun [C or U]
 
 
COMMERCE
the amount of money that is spent to produce goods or services before any profit is added for the manufacturer or producer, or the price that a store, etc. pays for goods that it is going to sell: Some discounters are selling products at below cost price.
→  See also cost , buying price , selling price , cost
Translations of “cost price”
in Chinese (Traditional) 成本價…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成本价…
(Definition of cost price from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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