unit cost
The cost to acquire a unit of a good or service for a specific quantity that is purchased.

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  • unit cost — ➔ cost1 * * * unit cost UK US noun [C] ACCOUNTING, PRODUCTION ► the cost of producing one single product, calculated by dividing the cost of producing a group of products by the number produced: »Average unit costs for SMEs have risen for the… …   Financial and business terms

  • unit cost — unit costs N COUNT Unit cost is the amount of money that it costs a company to produce one article. [BUSINESS] They aim to reduce unit costs through extra sales …   English dictionary

  • unit cost — noun calculated cost for a given unit of a product (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑cost * * * noun : the cost allocated to a selected unit and commonly calculated as the cost over a period of time divided by the number of items produced * * * the cost of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unit Cost — The cost incurred by a company to produce, store and sell one unit of a particular product. Unit costs include all fixed costs (i.e. plant and equipment) and all variable costs (labor, materials, etc.) involved in production. Unit cost is an… …   Investment dictionary

  • unit cost — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms unit cost : singular unit cost plural unit costs business the cost of producing a single object to sell …   English dictionary

  • unit cost — fiksuotasis projekto išlaidų vieneto įkainis statusas Aprobuotas sritis Europos Sąjungos finansų politika apibrėžtis Iš anksto nustatytas vienodas projekto išlaidų vieneto įkainis, taikomas projekto tinkamoms finansuoti išlaidoms apskaičiuoti ir… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • unit cost — the cost of a specified unit of a product or service. * * * …   Universalium

  • unit cost — /junət ˈkɒst/ (say yoohnuht kost) noun the cost of a specified unit of a product or service …   Australian English dictionary

  • unit cost — Expenditure incurred by an organization expressed as a rate per unit of production or sales. It may be difficult to make valid comparisons of unit costs between organizations. The main problem is the arbitrary allocation of fixed overhead costs …   Accounting dictionary

  • unit cost — Expenditure incurred by an organization expressed as a rate per unit of production or sales. It may be difficult to make valid comparisons of unit costs between organizations. The main problem is the arbitrary allocation of fixed overhead costs …   Big dictionary of business and management

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