Overhead

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Definition

the overhead, overheads (US): the necessary costs, the general expenses
noun
The overhead of last year's ad campaign was too much. The amount of money spent on the campaign in general was too much.

Pronunciation examples
UK: The company's overheads are surprisingly reasonable.
US: The marketing department's overhead is enormous.

Examples

  • "the overhead would be gargantuan!"
  • "Delavigne Corp's overhead is high enough as it is."
  • "I'm pleased that our overhead remains relatively low despite our progressive expansion."

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