fixed charge

fixed char·gé
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fikst shahr-zhey, shahr-zhey]
    • /fɪkst ʃɑrˈʒeɪ, ˈʃɑr ʒeɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fikst shahr-zhey, shahr-zhey]
    • /fɪkst ʃɑrˈʒeɪ, ˈʃɑr ʒeɪ/

Definitions of fixed charge words

  • noun fixed charge an expense that cannot be modified. 1
  • noun fixed charge a periodic obligation, as taxes, interest on bonds, etc. 1
  • noun fixed charge fixed charges, such charges as depreciation, rent, interest, etc., arising out of the maintenance of fixed assets. 1
  • noun fixed charge an invariable expense usually at regular intervals, such as rent 0
  • noun fixed charge a legal charge on specific assets or property, as of a company 0
  • noun fixed charge any of certain charges, as taxes, rent, interest, etc., which must be paid, usually at regular intervals, without being changed and without reference to the amount of business done 0

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Origin of fixed charge

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1890-95

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Parts of speech for Fixed charge


fixed charge popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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