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break even

to break even
    • attain a level at which there is neither gain nor loss, as in business, gambling, or a competitive sport


    to break even
      • make neither profit nor loss


      break even


      1. Even superheroes need an occasional break.
      2. Even if the sun were to rise in the west, I wouldn't break my promise.
      3. It is important that a lawyer should leave no stone unturned even on minor points and harp on the same subject to achieve a break through in an impasse.
      4. Estimated rate of capacity utilisation for break-even
      5. This should permit Community producers, despite the low price element, to sell at around break-even.
      6. Break-even should be achieved in 1996, with a positive result of DEM 1,394 million.
      7. As a consequence, the Community industry's prices were depressed and reached close to break even level.
      8. Moreover, the level of profit decreased during the IP below break-even.
      9. However, already in 2003, profitability improved markedly and almost reached a break-even level.
      10. Admittedly, analyses were made to establish when the project would break even.
      11. This indicates that the company has succeeded in appreciably reducing its break-even point.
      12. The company’s EBIT (operational break-even) before exceptional items is calculated to […].
      13. Their level of profit during the IP was around break-even, and the cash flow followed a dangerous declining trend.
      14. They indicated that the break-even point, estimated to be [100000-150000] units, should be reached in […].
      15. Estimated rate of capacity utilisation for break-even n.a. E.1.2.5 % Estimated increase in annual turnover n.a. E.1.2.6 EUR