break-even
adjective Date: 1931 having equal cost and income

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  • break even — {v. phr.}, {informal} (stress on even ) To end a series of gains and losses having the same amount you started with; have expenses equal to profits; have equal gain and loss. * /The storekeeper made many sales, but his expenses were so high that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break even — {v. phr.}, {informal} (stress on even ) To end a series of gains and losses having the same amount you started with; have expenses equal to profits; have equal gain and loss. * /The storekeeper made many sales, but his expenses were so high that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Break-even — Break|even auch: Break even 〈[brɛıki:vən] m. 4; Pl. selten; Wirtsch.; kurz für〉 Breakevenpoint * * * Break even [breɪk |i:vn̩ ], der; [s], s (Wirtschaftsjargon): Kurzf. von …   Universal-Lexikon

  • break even — /brekˈivən, ingl. ˈbreɪkˌiv(J)n/ [lett. «chiusura (break) alla pari (even)»] loc. sost. m. inv. (econ.) pareggio …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • break even — If you break even, you don t make any money, but you don t lose any either …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Break-even — [bre:k |i:vn̩ ], der; [s], s <englisch> (kurz für Break even Point) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • break even — [v] be or become equal balance books, equalize, experience no loss, recover cost, recover expense; concepts 126,232 …   New thesaurus

  • break-even — [brāk΄ē′vən] adj. designating that point, as in a commercial venture, at which income and expenses are equal …   English World dictionary

  • Break-even — In economics, specifically cost accounting, the break even point (BEP) is the point at which cost or expenses and revenue are equal: there is no net loss or gain, and one has broken even . Therefore has not made a profit or a loss.ComputationIn… …   Wikipedia

  • break even — verb 1. make neither profit nor loss (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑profit, ↑lose • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. attain a level at which there is neither gain nor loss, as in business, gambling, or a competitive sport (Freq. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Break-even — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Die Gewinnschwelle oder der Break even Point ist in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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