acquisition cost Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “acquisition cost” in the English Dictionary

"acquisition cost" in Business English

See all translations

acquisition costnoun [C]

uk   us  
ACCOUNTING the final price of an asset including legal costs, transport, and discounts (= money taken off the price), but not including taxes: The purchaser will be able to deduct before tax the acquisition cost of trading stock and work in progress.
MARKETING all the costs connected with getting a new customer for a business: customer/subscriber acquisition costs The company's marketing and customer acquisition costs were high.
(Definition of acquisition cost from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of acquisition cost?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“acquisition cost” in Business English

More meanings of “acquisition cost”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunburned

Sunburned skin has become red and sore by being in the strong heat of the sun for too long, or is very suntanned.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More