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indirect cost

noun
1.
a business cost that is not directly accountable to a particular function or product; a fixed cost, as a land tax or the like.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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Examples for indirect cost
  • The indirect cost will be harder to measure, but could be more important.
  • The direct and indirect cost of extracting and using it is a different story.

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