Definition of burn rate in English:

burn rate

Syllabification: burn rate

noun

  • The rate at which an enterprise spends money, especially venture capital, in excess of income: the corporation lays off workers to cut burn rate
    More example sentences
    • ‘We've cut our burn rate to compensate,’ he said.
    • We are encouraging our companies to cut their burn rate and show a faster path to profitability.
    • We've considered mergers to the extent that they reduce our burn rate, diminish our overhead, and create further synergies for our business model.

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