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The point or state at which a person or company breaks even:‘the company expects to reach break-even by the end of the year’[as modifier] ‘the break-even point’
- ‘The hospital's strategy for survival will assure that it can continue operating on the positive side of the break-even point.’
- ‘Some of the SAIC-German joint ventures reached their break-even point during the first year of production.’
- ‘The company has also pushed back the break-even date for U.S. operations by a year, to 2006.’
- ‘He added that he was optimistic that the TV station would reach a break-even point within the next four years.’
- ‘Originally, we anticipated that it would take seven to eight years for our operations to reach the break-even point.’
- ‘To reach the break-even point, his productions have joined several international film festivals.’
- ‘The government's own Cabinet Office puts the break-even rate for most exporters at 115 yen to the dollar.’
- ‘He says he's barely reached the break-even point.’
- ‘The break-even price is known as the Ramsey price.’
- ‘It would be a great management that would achieve a fast break-even in these circumstances.’
- ‘Ceding the desktop PC market, for most a break-even prospect at best, to Dell wouldn't be so bad.’
- ‘However, analysts said that the software unit could be a distraction for Conduit's main business and could affect its break-even target.’
- ‘This will help you with your break-even analysis and help you determine what you need to do to become cash-flow positive.’
- ‘My advice is to prepare just the base case and the break-even case.’
- ‘Once the break-even is reached, we plan to donate the royalty that we receive.’
- ‘Lippo Online, he said, expected to reach a break-even point on its investment in less than three years.’
- ‘Private-label work had helped Viewpoint pass the break-even mark by the end of 1994.’
- ‘He said the break-even plan was based on the assumption that revenues would not fall significantly from their current levels.’
- ‘For them, these can only be justified if the club enjoys the level of success they had in Europe last term, and which allowed them to reach the magic break-even figure.’
- ‘Even if all these steps only got Qwest's fiber-optic network to the break-even point, that might be enough.’
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