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operating expense


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  • n. Any expense incurred in running a business, such as sales and administration, as opposed to production.
  • n. The money an entity spends in order to turn inventory into throughput.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes


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