Define: Fixed Cost

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Fixed Cost

Quick Summary of Fixed Cost

One which is not affected by changes in the level of output over a defined period of time.


Synonyms For Fixed Cost

fixed costs, fixed price, fixed-price, overhead costs, fixed fee

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Fixed Cost are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.