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factor cost UK US noun [C]
PRODUCTION, ACCOUNTING the cost of producing something based on the cost of what is needed to produce it, for example, labour or materials: »

It is not helpful to compare factor costs in one country with market prices in another.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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