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general expensenoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   (also general and administrative expense) ACCOUNTING
money that a ​companyspends on ​organizing and ​controlling its ​activities generally rather than on a particular ​product or ​service that it ​produces: The ​company expects to ​regainprofits by ​cuttingcosts in ​personnel and ​generalexpenses.
(Definition of general expense from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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