cost centre


cost centre
A division or project of an organisation to which costs can be specifically allocated.

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  • cost centre — ➔ centre * * * cost centre UK US noun [C] UK (US cost center) ► ACCOUNTING a part of a company or organization considered as unit so that the costs relating to it can be calculated for the company s accounts: allocate/charge sth to a cost centre… …   Financial and business terms

  • cost centre — noun A department, process or piece of equipment for which costs can be worked out as part of the costing process in business • • • Main Entry: ↑cost …   Useful english dictionary

  • cost centre — sąnaudų centras statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Organizacijos dalis, kurios sąnaudos gali būti nustatomos ir registruojamos atskirai. atitikmenys: angl. cost centre šaltinis NATO mokymų ir pratybų finansavimo terminų žodynas AAP 43(1), 2009 …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • cost centre — The area of an organization for which costs are collected for the purposes of cost ascertainment, planning, decision making, and control. Cost centres are determined by individual organizations; they may be based on a function, department,… …   Accounting dictionary

  • cost centre — The area of an organization for which costs are collected for the purposes of cost ascertainment, planning, decision making, and control. Cost centres are determined by individual organizations; they may be based on a function, department,… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • cost centre — / kɒst ˌsentə/ noun 1. a person or group whose costs can be itemised and to which costs can be allocated in accounts 2. a unit, a process, or an individual that provides a service needed by another part of an organisation and whose cost is… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • cost centre — / kɒst ˌsentə/ noun 1. a person or group whose costs can be itemised and to which costs can be allocated in accounts 2. a unit, a process, or an individual that provides a service needed by another part of an organisation and whose cost is… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • cost centre — noun a department or other unit within an organization to which costs may be charged for accounting purposes …   English new terms dictionary

  • cost centre — /ˈkɒst sɛntə/ (say kost sentuh) noun Finance a unit within a business with the responsibility of managing costs in its area of operation …   Australian English dictionary


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