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burn rate

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE the speed at which a new company spends the money that is available to it, when it is not making more money than it spends: The new product, launched last year, has cut the company burn rate by more than 800%. →  See also cash burn rate
the speed at which something uses fuel or energy: The plane's in-flight systems monitor the fuel burn rate.
Translations of “burn rate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司的)資金消耗速度…
in Chinese (Simplified) (公司的)资金消耗速度…
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