1
: paid on the basis of a fixed fee or a percentage added to actual cost
a cost-plus contract
2
: of or relating to a cost-plus contract

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cost-plus was in 1909

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“Cost-plus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cost-plus. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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