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An accountant who keeps records of the costs of production and distribution.
cost accounting n.
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(Accounting & Book-keeping) the recording and controlling of all the expenditures of an enterprise in order to facilitate control of separate activities. Also called: management accounting
cost accountant n
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an accounting system that analyzes the cost of items involved in production.
cost′ account`ant, n.
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accountancy, accounting - the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
costing - cost accounting
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