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indirect costnoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​amount of ​moneyspent by a ​business on things other than the ​products they make
(Definition of indirect cost from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indirect costnoun [C]

uk   us   (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 ​trainingstaff: The ​grant also ​includesmoney for ​indirectcosts, such as ​buildingspace and ​utilitybills.
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(Definition of indirect cost from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 间接成本…
in Chinese (Traditional) 間接成本…
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