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.



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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)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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