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burn rate

Syllabification: burn rate

Definition of burn rate in English:

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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