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  • n. Plural form of cost.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cost.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. pecuniary reimbursement to the winning party for the expenses of litigation


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  • Is the following statement correct: “An easy way of calculating indirect costs when there are many different products is to show them as a percentage of direct labour costs”?


  • Do you agree with the following statement: “The total costs of making a product consist of the total direct costs plus the total indirect costs”?


  • This out-of-control spiral in costs is not sustainable, which is why the American Medical Association, the American Nurses Association, and the AARP all support reforms along the lines of what President Obama and the Democrats in Congress are proposing.

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  • "The real reason for that increase in costs is our calibrated build in terms of our hiring plans around the globe," said Mr. Bhattal.

    Nomura Cautious As Net Tumbles

  • But I wonder - how will the wine regions that depend on super high prices fare I'm thinking Napa, where everything with "Cab" on the label costs $50...

    "Market Corrections" and Fine Wine

  • Policyholders who purchase this rider are guaranteed coverage until the insured is age 85 as long as the required premium is paid each year, even if the term costs increase or if dividends decrease.

    MetLife Launches New Whole Life Insurance Product - Yahoo! Finance

  • Google wanted Spotify badly enough that they were willing to cover the label costs for every user of $3 - $4 per month.

    KINGBLIND: Music, Art & Entertainment

  • But allowing universities to cover their costs is a start.

    The Price of Knowledge

  • The money is intended to finance those measures that will get business trading again and meet short term costs.

    The Guardian World News

  • A modern, top-notch, triple-A title costs many tens of millions of dollars to develop.

    Ars Technica


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