indirect cost


noun

a business cost that is not directly accountable to a particular function or product; a fixed cost, as a land tax or the like.

Nearby words

  1. indigotin,
  2. indio,
  3. indirect,
  4. indirect address,
  5. indirect characterization,
  6. indirect costs,
  7. indirect discourse,
  8. indirect evidence,
  9. indirect fracture,
  10. indirect free kick

Origin of indirect cost

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for indirect costs

indirect costs

pl n

another name for overheads
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