cost estimate

  • 1cost estimate — UK US noun [C] ► a calculation of the probable cost of a product or project, based on information relating to the price of materials, labour, etc.: »revised/rising/soaring cost estimates give/provide a cost estimate for sth »The energy company… …

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  • 2cost estimate — išlaidų sąmata statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Išlaidų apskaičiavimas arba prognozavimas. atitikmenys: angl. cost estimate šaltinis NATO mokymų ir pratybų finansavimo terminų žodynas AAP 43(1), 2009 …

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  • 3parametric cost estimate — parametrinė sąnaudų sąmata statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Sąnaudų sąmata, sudaryta remiantis standartiniais laikotarpiais, procesais ir kitais parametrais. atitikmenys: angl. parametric cost estimate šaltinis NATO mokymų ir pratybų… …

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  • 4estimate — ▪ I. estimate es‧ti‧mate 1 [ˈestmt] noun [countable] 1. a calculation of what the value, size, amount etc of something will probably be: • They were able to give us a rough estimate (= a not very exact one ) of the cost. • Even the most …

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  • 5Cost contingency — When estimating the cost for a project, product or other item or investment, there is always uncertainty as to the precise content of all items in the estimate, how work will be performed, what work conditions will be like when the project is… …

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  • 6Cost overrun — A cost overrun, also known as a cost increase or budget overrun, is an unexpected cost incurred in excess of a budgeted amount due to an under estimation of the actual cost during budgeting. Cost overrun should be distinguished from cost… …

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  • 7Cost-benefit analysis — is a term that refers both to:* a formal discipline used to help appraise, or assess, the case for a project or proposal, which itself is a process known as project appraisal; and * an informal approach to making decisions of any kind. Under both …

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  • 8Cost–utility analysis — (CUA) is a form of financial analysis used to guide procurement decisions. The most common and well known application of this analysis is in pharmacoeconomics, especially health technology assessment (HTA). Contents 1 CUA in health economics 1.1… …

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  • 9estimate — [es′tə māt΄; ] for n. [, es′təmit] vt. estimated, estimating [< L aestimatus, pp. of aestimare: see ESTEEM] 1. to form an opinion or judgment about 2. to judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.);… …

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  • 10Estimate — Es ti*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estimated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estimating}.] [L. aestimatus, p. p. of aestimare. See {Esteem}, v. t.] 1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data, either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic… …

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  • 11estimate — vb 1 Estimate, appraise, evaluate, value, rate, assess, assay are comparable when meaning to judge a thing with respect to its worth. Estimate usually implies a personal and sometimes a reasoned judgment which, whether considered or casual, is by …

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  • 12Estimate — Es ti*mate, n. A valuing or rating by the mind, without actually measuring, weighing, or the like; rough or approximate calculation; as, an estimate of the cost of a building, or of the quantity of water in a pond. [1913 Webster] Weigh success in …

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  • 13Cost–benefit analysis — (CBA), sometimes called benefit–cost analysis (BCA), is a systematic process for calculating and comparing benefits and costs of a project for two purposes: (1) to determine if it is a sound investment (justification/feasibility), (2) to see how… …

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  • 14Cost of conflict — is a tool which attempts to calculate the price of conflict to the human race. The idea is to examine this cost, not only in terms of the deaths and casualties and the economic costs borne by the people involved, but also the social,… …

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  • 15estimate — I (approximate cost) noun admeasurement, aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, approximate calculation, approximate judgment of value, approximate value, approximation, assessment, calculation, charge, computation, considered guess, educated guess …

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  • 16Cost-utility analysis — (CUA) is a form of economic analysis used to guide procurement decisions. The most common and well known application of this analysis is in pharmacoeconomics, especially health technology assessment (HTA).CUA in health economicsIn health… …

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  • 17cost of completion — n. In a breach of contract action, a measure of damages calculated by the amount it would cost to pay for a performance that would put the plaintiff where he or she would have been had the contract not been breached. The Essential Law Dictionary …

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  • 18cost — [kôst, käst] vt. cost, costing [ME costen < OFr coster < ML costare < L constare, to stand together, stand at, cost < com , together + stare, to STAND] 1. a) to be obtained or obtainable for (a certain price); be priced at b) to cause …

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  • 19cost — ► VERB (past and past part. cost) 1) require the payment of (a specified sum) in order to be bought or obtained. 2) involve the loss of: his heroism cost him his life. 3) (past and past part. costed) estimate the cost of. ► NOUN 1) an amount …

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  • 20Cost estimation models — are mathematical algorithms or parametric equations used to estimate the costs of a product or project. The results of the models are typically necessary to obtain approval to proceed, and are factored into business plans, budgets, and other… …

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