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opex Line breaks: opex
Pronunciation: /ˈɒpɛks/

Definition of opex in English:


[mass noun] Finance
Operational expenditure: you can only cut opex so far, and most carriers are getting very close to reaching that point [as modifier]: high opex costs
More example sentences
  • Some people will criticize this, but the proof in the pudding will be that we will reduce our opex spending significantly.
  • The provider receives more revenue at higher profit because capex and opex are reduced through the use of more cost-effective optical Ethernet technology.
  • Although not as dramatic as the opex savings, NSP's analysis includes also found significant capex savings.


1980s: shortened form of operational expenditure.

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