indirect cost
noun Date: circa 1909 a cost that is not identifiable with a specific product, function, or activity

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  • indirect cost — ➔ cost1 * * * indirect cost UK US noun [C] (also indirect expense) ► ACCOUNTING the cost of something that is not directly involved in making a particular product or providing a particular service, for example the cost of renting a building or of …   Financial and business terms

  • indirect cost — n [C usually plural] technical money that a business must spend, not directly on its products or services, but on other things such as buildings or wages …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • indirect cost — noun also indirect charge : a cost that is not identifiable with a specific product, function, or activity contrasted with direct cost * * * a business cost that is not directly accountable to a particular function or product; a fixed cost, as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • indirect cost — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms indirect cost : singular indirect cost plural indirect costs business a business cost that is not directly connected with a particular product or operation …   English dictionary

  • indirect cost — netiesioginės sąnaudos statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Sąnaudos, kurios negali būti lengvai susiejamos su tam tikra organizacijos veikla, bet sudaro didelę jos veiklos sąnaudų dalį, pvz., administracinės išlaidos. atitikmenys: angl. indirect… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • indirect cost — a business cost that is not directly accountable to a particular function or product; a fixed cost, as a land tax or the like. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • indirect cost — 1. Costs that are difficult to attribute to specific units of production. 2. An alternative term for *fixed cost …   Auditor's dictionary

  • indirect cost — expense that is not directly connected to a specific account …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Indirect cost —   Costs not directly related to mining or milling operations, such as overhead, insurance, security, office expenses, property taxes, and similar administrative expenses.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • indirect cost centre — See: service cost centre …   Accounting dictionary

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