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fixed costs

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Definition of fixed costs in English:

plural noun

Business costs, such as rent, that are constant whatever the amount of goods produced.
Example sentences
  • You have fixed costs, you have variable costs, and you have profit margins.
  • The fixed costs, variable costs, the interest expense and depreciation are allowable deductions.
  • Railroads could not recover their fixed costs by offering prices that covered only the marginal costs of the interstate trip.

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