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fixed charge

n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) an invariable expense usually at regular intervals, such as rent
2. (Law) a legal charge on specific assets or property, as of a company

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n.
1. an expense that cannot be modified.
2. a periodic obligation, as taxes or interest on bonds.
[1890–95, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fixed charge - a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
cover charge, cover - a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
interest - a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed; "how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?"
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
due - a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership); "the society dropped him for non-payment of dues"
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It bashfully, almost apologetically, gives the traveller to understand that it does not expect him, on the good old constitutional hotel plan, to order a pint of sweet blacking for his drinking, and throw it away; but insinuates that he may have his boots blacked instead of his stomach, and maybe also have bed, breakfast, attendance, and a porter up all night, for a certain fixed charge. From these and similar premises, many true Britons in the lowest spirits deduce that the times are levelling times, except in the article of high roads, of which there will shortly be not one in England.
"The reduction in the power tariff announced by the Arvind Kejriwal government should be with retrospective effect when the fixed charges were increased by six times last year.
Starting April 1, National flag carrier PIA has fixed charges of Rs5,000 on extra luggage amounting to more than 20 kilograms on domestic flights.
Starting April 1, PIA has fixed charges of Rs5,000 on extra luggage amounting to more than 20 kilograms on domestic flights.
Starting April 1, PIA has fixed charges of Rs5, 000 on extra luggage amounting to more than 20 kilograms on domestic flights, which is nearly double as compared to private airlines.
KARACHI: Flagship carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has raised its baggage fees, nearly doubling it as compared to private airlines.Starting April 1, PIA has fixed charges of Rs5,000 on extra luggage amounting to more than 20 kilograms on domestic flights.
Keeping fixed charges low will reward homes, schools and businesses who install solar power, buy more efficient appliances or work to reduce their energy use and avoid unfairly penalizing low and fixed income customers.
It is proposing to introduce fixed charges for all households and businesses, rather than charges based on the amount of electricity they take from the grid - similar to fixed telephone line rental fees.
ISLAMABAD -- The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) notified on Friday that the minimum fixed charges for bulk domestic consumers of natural gas had been increased by 345 per cent.
Total fixed charges should not increase materially with lower debt maturities in 2018 compared with previous periods.
The data sheet shows proposed fixed charges applied on respective products to give yearly, quarterly and monthly estimates of the cost to discourage smuggling.
Since the problems with fixed charges are usually NP-hard, the computational time to obtain exact solutions increases in a polynomial fashion and very quickly becomes extremely long as the dimensions of the problem increase [4].