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OPERATING COST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does operating cost mean? 

OPERATING COST (noun)
  The noun OPERATING COST has 1 sense:

1. the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes

  Familiarity information: OPERATING COST used as a noun is very rare.


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OPERATING COST (noun)


Sense 1operating cost [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

budget items; operating cost; operating expense; overhead

Hypernyms ("operating cost" is a kind of...):

disbursal; disbursement; expense (amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures))

Domain category:

revenue enhancement; tax; taxation (charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government)

Holonyms ("operating cost" is a part of...):

operating budget (a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements)


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