Meaning of “marginal costing” in the English Dictionary

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"marginal costing" in Business English

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marginal costingnoun [ U ]

uk us also marginal pricing ACCOUNTING

a system for calculating the cost of a product where overheads (= costs not directly related to producing it) are not included, but are calculated separately:

Marginal costing gives an overall picture of the profit or loss situation.

(Definition of “marginal costing” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)