Meaning of “variable cost” in the English Dictionary

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"variable cost" in Business English

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variable costnoun [ C ]

uk us ACCOUNTING, PRODUCTION

a cost that changes according to how much of a product is being produced or used:

One way to reduce car usage is to increase the variable cost of using a car.

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(Definition of “variable cost” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)