break-even

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See also: breakeven and break even

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Noun[edit]

break-even ‎(plural break-evens)

  1. (business, management) The level of revenues sufficient to cover costs.
    We'll never reach break-even if our variable costs are higher than our selling price.

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break-even ‎(not comparable)

  1. that is characterized by the level of revenues just sufficient to cover costs
    The Altair 8800 computer was a break-even sale for MITS.

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