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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.
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