operating costs

Definitions

General Science

  • plural noun the amount of money required to keep a machine, factory or business working

Accounting

  • plural noun the costs of the day-to-day activities of a company.

Cars & Driving

  • plural noun the costs of running a car

Economics

  • plural noun the costs of production, selling and administration incurred during normal trading.

Law

  • plural noun costs of the day-to-day organisation of a company
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