Meaning of “cost breakdown” in the English Dictionary

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"cost breakdown" in Business English

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cost breakdownnoun [ C or U ]

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ACCOUNTING the process of dividing the cost of something into the different parts that make up the total amount, according to who is doing the work, what materials are needed, etc.:

This is a detailed cost breakdown of the costs involved in building a house.

(Definition of “cost breakdown” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)