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English definition of “indirect overhead”

indirect overhead

noun [C]    
ACCOUNTING a part of the overheads (= money that a business spends on buildings, equipment, etc.) that is not connected directly to producing a particular product or providing a particular service: The costs of raw materials, labor, and indirect overheads must be carefully studied before you set the selling price of your product.
(Definition of indirect overhead noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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