break-even(redirected from break-evens)
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break·e·venor break-e·ven (brāk′ē′vən)
Marked by or indicating a balance, especially between investment and return.
1. The point, especially the level of sales of a good or service, at which the return on investment is exactly equal to the amount invested.
2. The point at which the energy produced by a system is equal to that put into it, thereby rendering the system self-sustaining. In both senses also called break-even point.
of or designating the point at which income, as from sales of a product or service, is exactly equal to expenditure, resulting in neither profit nor loss.