breakeven
noun Date: 1958 the point at which cost and income are equal and there is neither profit nor loss; also a financial result reflecting neither profit nor loss

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  • breakeven — (adj.) also break even; usually with point, 1938, from BREAK (Cf. break) (v.) + EVEN (Cf. even) (adv.). The verbal phrase in the financial sense is recorded from 1914 …   Etymology dictionary

  • breakeven — The point at which an option buyer or seller experiences no loss and no profit on an option. Call breakeven equals the strike price plus the premium; put breakeven equals the strike price minus the premium. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary *… …   Financial and business terms

  • breakeven — break|e|ven break even [ˌbreıkˈi:vən] n [U] the level of business activity at which a company is making neither a profit nor a loss (the) breakeven point/level ▪ The firm should reach breakeven point after one year. →break even at ↑even2 (11) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • breakeven — noun (U) the level of business activity at which a company is making neither a profit nor a loss: breakeven point: The firm should reach breakeven point after one year. see also: break even break 1 (9) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • breakeven — ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: break even 1. : break even point 2. : the condition in a nuclear fusion reactor of equality of the energy expended in causing the reactions to occur and the energy produced by the reactions * * * breake …   Useful english dictionary

  • breakeven — break·e·ven or break e·ven (brākʹēʹvən) adj. Marked by or indicating a balance, especially between investment and return. n. In both senses also called break even point. 1. The point, especially the level of sales of a good or service, at which… …   Universalium

  • breakeven — break|e|ven [ breık,ivən ] noun uncount the point at which a business operation no longer loses money and can begin to make a profit: They predict they ll reach breakeven within two years …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • breakeven — n. breakeven point, point at which gains and losses are equal (Business) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breakeven — UK [ˈbreɪkˌiːv(ə)n] / US [ˈbreɪkˌɪvən] noun [uncountable] business the point at which a business operation no longer loses money and can begin to make a profit They predict they ll reach breakeven within two years …   English dictionary

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