a business cost that is not directly accountable to a particular function or product; a fixed cost, as a land tax or the like.
- Indirect democracy
noun a form of government in which people elect representatives to rule in their interest Usage Note politics
noun 1. a common American plant, Lobelia inflata, of the lobelia family, having small, blue flowers and inflated capsules. noun 1. a poisonous North American campanulaceous plant, Lobelia inflata, with small pale blue flowers and rounded inflated seed capsules
noun 1. a former territory of the U.S.: now in E Oklahoma. About 31,000 sq. mi. (80,000 sq. km). noun 1. the territory established in the early 19th century in present-day Oklahoma, where Indians were forced to settle by the US government. The last remnant was integrated into the new state of Oklahoma in 1907
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