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fixed charge

noun
1.
an expense that cannot be modified.
2.
a periodic obligation, as taxes, interest on bonds, etc.
3.
fixed charges, such charges as depreciation, rent, interest, etc., arising out of the maintenance of fixed assets.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for fixed-charge

fixed charge

noun
1.
an invariable expense usually at regular intervals, such as rent
2.
a legal charge on specific assets or property, as of a company
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