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burn rate

noun [C] uk   us  
the speed at which a company spends the money that is available to it when it begins trading: It is estimated that the company will last ten years based on the current 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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