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operating expense

noun as in money needed to run a business


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The gambling joints took it for granted that beat cops had to be paid, and considered it part of their operating expense.

First prepare the shop operating expense statement for the manufacturing departments.

The credit balance of operating expense Dept. G at the end of the month is $100; at the end of the next month it is $200.

The debit balance of operating expense Dept. F, at the end of the month, is $100; at the end of the next month it is $200.

A foreman, to have the operating expense of his department show more favorably, diverts his expense charges onto other work.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operating expense, such as: business expenses, general expenses, operating budget, operating costs, and overhead.

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