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Princeton's WordNet

  1. break even(verb)

    make neither profit nor loss

  2. break even(verb)

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


  1. break even(Verb)

    To neither gain nor lose money.

  2. break even(Verb)

    To stay the same; to neither advance nor regress.


  1. Break Even

    Break Even was an Australian hardcore band from Perth, Western Australia.

How to pronounce break even?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say break even in sign language?

  1. breakeven


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of break even in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of break even in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of break even in a Sentence

  1. William Blair analyst Nicholas Heymann:

    Cash flow for this quarter wasn't strong but if we hear that they are on track to break even and next year begin to reduce debt, I think the stock should do well. Clearly people are anxious to know what's next for Bombardier.

  2. Wellington Chen:

    If we don't get the breaks, we can not break even.

  3. Leerink Partners analyst Ana Gupte:

    They're growth-challenged, on the exchanges, if the risk pool doesn't deteriorate further next year it's possible they get to break even. If they at least reach break even, that's a big improvement.

  4. Shao Qinglong:

    . But that perceived guarantee is a double-edged sword for regulators, given than many investors are just holding on long enough to cut their losses. People like Shao Qinglong, a public service worker who has already lost over a quarter of Shao Qinglong capital investing in stocks, told Reuters all Shao Qinglong is waiting for is for the market to recover enough for Shao Qinglong to break even. : I didn't sell at the peak because people all say the market will rise beyond 6,000 points, i'm now waiting for the market to rebound so that I can get out.

  5. Chief Executive Fabrice Bregier:

    The trend is in favour of the A380 and in this context the fact that we would have in mind internally at Airbus or Airbus Group that we would stop the A380 is just crazy, after all the efforts we have made - we are about to break even next year - we are about to be successful with this programme ... so we will continue.

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Translations for break even

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  • تعادلArabic
  • pysyä, ennallaan, olla omillaanFinnish
  • s'en sortir sans perte, rentrer dans ses fraisFrench

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