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cost

1. 
a. the amount paid for a commodity by its seller
b. (as modifier): the cost price
2. Law the expenses of judicial proceedings
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The Cost Guide provides best practices for the use of agencies' acquisition personnel to ensure that a cost estimate is precise and reliable.
The Cabinet had approved the proposal in June 2010 for the revised cost estimates of Rs.
Additional activities to mature the engineering and cost estimates have been identified and will proceed commensurately with the commercial development of the project.
Recommendation: To improve the Navy's life-cycle cost estimate for the planned homeporting of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, and to incorporate to a greater extent the best practices identified by GAO for developing a high-quality cost estimate in future revisions of its Mayport nuclear carrier homeporting cost estimate as part of the annual budgetary process or in response to future congressional requests, the Secretary of Defense should direct the Secretary of the Navy to (1) include all potential recurring costs, and (2) clearly describe the ground rules and assumptions underlying the estimation of each cost element to improve the comprehensiveness of its cost estimate.
The accuracy of engineering cost estimates varies dramatically depending upon the amount of data available to the estimating engineer and the level of analysis completed.
Finnish energy company Neste Oil Corporation, formerly Fortum Oil Oyj, said on Thursday (4 August) that it had updated profitability and cost estimates of the ongoing upgrade (Diesel project) of the Porvoo refinery in Finland.
We then present our total cost estimates along with estimates of the share of those costs paid by the various actors in the programs.
If the Air Force can, in fact, get the cost estimate at their level, they can buy more airplanes," Aldridge said.
But few of the security professional's assignments arouse as much anxiety or are the object of as much procrastination as preparing a construction cost estimate (CCE).
The correlation between the percentage of large projects that overrun their estimates and the percentage of those for which the same systems analysts and programmers, who eventually developed the system also prepared the initial cost estimate, was negative (as expected) and statistically significant at the 0.
18, 2017 on a proposed explanation for a $60 million increase in its cost estimate for cleanup of zones 2 and 3 of the USS Lead Superfund Site in East Chicago, Ind.

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