general expense

noun
variants: or general charge

Definition of general expense

: an overhead expense not directly identifiable with a particular activity or department specifically : a charge in railroads incurred for the benefit of the road as a whole

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“General expense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/general%20expense. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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