cost

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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
cost [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (price)costare vi
 This book costs ten dollars.
 Questo libro costa dieci dollari.
cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (price)costo, prezzo nm
 The cost of petrol is very high.
 Il costo del petrolio è molto alto.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (expense)costo nm
 She paid for the whole wedding, at great cost to herself.
 Ha pagato l'intero matrimonio, il che è stato un grande costo per lei.
cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sacrifice)sacrificio nm
 At great cost, we will keep our promise.
 Con grande sacrificio, manterremo la promessa.
cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: legal expenses) (diritto)spese processuali nfpl
 The defendant must bear the costs of the trial.
 L'imputato deve sostenere le spese processuali.
cost viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (determine costs)stabilire i prezzi vtr
 I'll do the ordering and you can cost.
 Io mi occuperò della gestione e tu puoi stabilire i prezzi.
cost [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (calculate the cost of)valutare i costi di, stimare i costi di vtr
 The accountants need to cost the project plan.
 I contabili devono valutare i costi del progetto.
cost [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (entail a loss)costare vtr
 Drunk driving costs many lives.
 La guida in stato di ubriachezza costa molte vite.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
actual cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (total price)costo complessivo nm
 Maintenance fees must be taken into account to determine the actual cost.
 Per calcolare il costo complessivo devono essere considerati gli oneri di manutenzione.
at any cost advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (however high the cost may be)a ogni costo
 We will win this war at any cost.
at cost price al prezzo di costo
at great cost advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at great financial expense)a caro prezzo
at great cost advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (involving great sacrifice or loss) (figurato)a caro prezzo
bear the cost v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (pay)farsi carico dei costi, farsi carico degli oneri, farsi carico delle spese, sobbarcarsi i costi vtr
  pagare il costo vtr
  pagare per qlcs vi
 Taxpayers will bear the cost of health care reform.
 I contribuenti si sobbarcheranno i costi della riforma sanitaria.
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bear the cost of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (pay)farsi carico dei costi, farsi carico degli oneri, farsi carico delle spese, sobbarcarsi i costi vtr
conversion cost costo di conversione
cost a pretty penny v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (be expensive) (figurato)costare una fortuna vi
 I bet that dress cost a pretty penny.
 Scommetto che quel vestito è costato una fortuna.
cost accounting nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (costing: tracking business costs)contabilità in uscita
cost and freight costo e nolo
cost avoidance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (measures to reduce expense)contenimento dei costi
cost benefit analysis nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (comparison of costs and benefits)analisi costi e benefici
cost center UScentro di costi
cost centre centro di costo nm
cost-cut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (reduce spending)tagliare i costi, ridurre i costi vtr
cost cut nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (reduction in expenses)taglio dei costi nm
  riduzione dei costi nf
 The company's profits were boosted last year by cost cuts, including the thousands of redundancies made in January.
 I profitti della società furono incrementati l'anno scorso dal taglio dei costi, comprese le migliaia di esuberi riscontrate a gennaio.
cost estimates nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (expenses: projected)stime di costo nfpl
  costi stimati nmpl
cost little v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be inexpensive)costare poco vi
 A first aid kit costs little but can save lives.
 Un kit di pronto soccorso costa poco ma può salvare una vita.
cost little v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (require little effort) (figurato: essere facile)costare poco vi
 It costs little to be polite.
 Costa poco essere educati.
cost money v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be expensive)costare molto vi
 If you want the product delivered tomorrow, it'll cost money.
 Spedire il pacco col corriere ti costerà molto.
cost nothing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be free of charge, not require money)essere gratis, non costare nulla vi
 If they say it costs nothing, it must be a scam of some kind.
 Se dicono che è gratis allora ci dev'essere la fregatura.
cost nothing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (require no effort) (figurato: essere facile)non costare nulla, non costare niente, essere gratis vi
 Being helpful and friendly to people costs nothing.
 Essere educati e cortesi col prossimo non costa nulla.
cost of borrowing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (banking: interest rates)interessi passivi nmpl
cost of living nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cost of basic necessities)costo della vita nm
 The cost of living is outrageous in this city.
 Il costo della vita in questa città è tremendamente alto.
cost out calcolare i costi, le spese in anticipo vtr
cost savings nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (measures to reduce expense)riduzione di costi
cost system sistema dei costi
cost unit unità di costo
cost-account analista dei conti nm
cost-accounting system sistema di contabilità in uscita
cost-benefit analysis analisi costi-benefici
cost-effective adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (providing value for money)economicamente vantaggioso agg
  redditizio agg
 It wouldn't be cost-effective to turn my hobby into my profession.
cost-efficient adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (providing value for money)redditizio agg
  economicamente vantaggioso agg
cost-free  (senza spese)gratuito adj
cost-of-living allowance indennità di contingenza
cost-of-living index indice del costo della vita
cost-plus adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (pricing: expenses plus profit)al costo più un margine fisso
cost,
insurance and freight
costo, assicurazione e nolo
current cost costo corrente
dollar cost averaging dollar cost averaging (sistema di investimento azionario)
fixed cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. often pl (set price or fee)costo fisso nm
 My biggest fixed cost is the rent I pay for the premises.
 L'affitto della proprietà è il costo fisso maggiore che devo affrontare.
fraction of the cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small part of total price)frazione del costo nf
 The house painter is quoting $8,000 to paint the house, but we could do it ourselves for a fraction of the cost.
 L'imbianchino ha chiesto 8.000 $ per imbiancare la casa, ma potremmo farlo noi per una frazione del costo.
free of cost adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not requiring payment)gratis, gratuito agg
 Anti-pollution measures are never free of cost.
 Le misure antinquinamento non sono mai gratuite.
great cost a caro prezzo
high cost costo elevato
high cost of living carovita nm
how much does it cost? quanto costa?
input cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (production expenses)costi diretti di produzione
labor cost,
UK: labour costs
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
US (cost of paying workers)costo del lavoro nm
 The company tried to reduce labor costs by employing unskilled staff.
low cost,
low-cost
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(cheap, budget)a basso costo, economico agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 You can save money by booking a low-cost flight.
 Ho scelto di volare con una compagnia a basso costo.
low-cost airline nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cheap air travel company)compagnia aerea low cost
operating costs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (expenses involved in running a business)costi di gestione, costi di esercizio, costi operativi nmpl
 They forgot to include operating costs in their initial budget, so their profits were considerably lower than anticipated.
 Avevano dimenticato di mettere i costi di esercizio nel budget iniziale, per cui il profitto finale era di gran lunga inferiore al previsto.
opportunity cost costo opportunità
overhead cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (basic business expense)costi generali nmpl
postage cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (amount paid to send mail)spese di spedizione
regardless of the cost advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (however high the price)a qualunque costo avv
 She wanted that fur coat regardless of the cost.
regardless of the cost advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (however bad the consequences)a ogni costo, a qualunque costo, a tutti i costi loc avv
  nonostante le conseguenze loc avv
 They were determined to win the war regardless of the cost.
 Erano determinati a vincere la guerra a ogni costo.
 Erano determinati a vincere la guerra nonostante le conseguenze.
replacement cost costo di sostituzione
running cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (amount spent to maintain [sth])costi di gestione, costi di esercizio, costi operativi nmpl
 The new refrigerator uses far less electricity, so its running cost is half that of the old one.
 Il nuovo frigorifero consuma molta meno elettricità, così i costi di gestione si sono dimezzati rispetto al vecchio.
running costs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (business overheads)costi di gestione, costi di esercizio, costi operativi nmpl
 You need to keep your overheads and running costs down.
 Dobbiamo cercare di tenere a freno i costi di esercizio.
service cost,
cost of service
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(charge for providing [sth])costo del servizio nm
shipping cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (overseas delivery charge)spese di spedizione nfpl
shipping cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (charge for transporting goods)spese di spedizione nfpl
  costi di spedizione nmpl
standard cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (usual or average price)costo standard nm
unit cost nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (price per item)costo unitario nm
variable cost (econ.)costo variabile
whatever the cost advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (no matter what is required)a tutti i costi, a ogni costo, costi quel che costi
 We'll try to free the hostage whatever the cost.
 Cercheremo di liberare l'ostaggio a ogni costo.
worth the cost vale il prezzo
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