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variable cost

a cost that varies with a change in the volume of output while remaining uniform on a per-unit basis, as cost of labor (distinguished from fixed cost). Unabridged
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  • Instead, advertising becomes a variable cost of production that measurably results in making more profit.
  • For residential and small commercial customers the charge reflecting a utility's variable cost is usually named the energy charge.
British Dictionary definitions for variable cost

variable cost

a cost that varies directly with output
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