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fixed cost

noun
1.
a cost unvarying with a change in the volume of business (distinguished from variable cost).
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  • One option is simply to lend more over the same fixed cost base.
  • Although they too have a large fixed cost base, they have a variable cost of production in terms of food costs.
  • The introduction of the euro has in effect brought down the fixed cost of trading in the euro area.
  • Buying large brewers brings the volume needed to offset the high fixed cost both of breweries and distribution networks.
  • Each cell site has a fixed cost to build and operate.
  • It is a fixed cost and is based on the size of your water meter.
  • If the test shows elevated levels of radon, the problem can be fixed cost effectively.
  • Part of this markup is a fixed cost that is not related to the cost of acquiring a specific drug.
  • The fixed cost you pay for services at the time you receive care.
  • Projects are awarded based on fixed cost applications.

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