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[kawst-uh-kount, kost-] /ˈkɔst əˌkaʊnt, ˈkɒst-/

verb (used with object)
to subject to cost accounting.
an accounting system indicating the cost of items involved in production.
the recording and controlling of all the expenditures of an enterprise in order to facilitate control of separate activities Also called management accounting


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