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bill of quantitiesnoun [C]

uk   us   (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 ​buildersretain the ​bill of ​quantities as the ​basis of ​agreeingrates.
(Definition of bill of quantities from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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