burn rate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"burn rate" in British English

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burn ratenoun [C]

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the ​speed at which a ​companyspends the ​money that is ​available to it when it ​beginstrading: It is ​estimated that the ​company will last ten ​yearsbased on the ​currentburnrate.
(Definition of burn rate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"burn rate" in Business English

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burn ratenoun [C]

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FINANCE the ​speed at which a new ​companyspends 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 ​companyburnrate by more than 800%.
the ​speed at which something uses ​fuel or ​energy: The plane's ​in-flightsystemsmonitor the ​fuelburnrate.
(Definition of burn rate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burn rate”
in Chinese (Simplified) (公司的)资金消耗速度…
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司的)資金消耗速度…
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