fixed charge


Definition of fixed charge

: a regularly recurring expense (such as rent, taxes, or interest) that must be met when due

Examples of fixed charge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Former Bumble Bee chief executive Christopher Lischewski has pleaded not guilty to a price-fixing charge. CBS News, "StarKist to pay $100 million fine in tuna price-fixing case," 11 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of fixed charge

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fixed charge was circa 1901

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“Fixed charge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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Legal Definition of fixed charge

: a regularly recurring expense (as rent, taxes, or interest) that must be met when due

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