indirect cost Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “indirect cost” in the English Dictionary

"indirect cost" in British English

See all translations

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)

"indirect cost" in Business English

See all translations

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.
Compare
(Definition of indirect cost from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indirect cost”
in Chinese (Simplified) 间接成本…
in Chinese (Traditional) 間接成本…
What is the pronunciation of indirect cost?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

forage

to go from place to place searching, especially for food

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More