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breakpoint

noun [C] (also break-point)
 
 
/ˈbreɪkpɔɪnt/
a price, condition, etc., at which discussions can no longer continue because people cannot agree: The minimum price at which a seller is willing to trade determines the negotiating breakpoint.
the level at which the sales charges become lower when a financial product is being sold: We offer a Class A purchase subject to an appropriate sales charge breakpoint: 4.75% at $10,000; 3.75% at $100,000; or 2.50% at $250,000.
(Definition of breakpoint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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