- A fixed charge for goods and services that does not vary with changes in the amount used, volume consumed, or units purchased.
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flat rate — noun A fixed uniform rate (eg of charge or payment) • • • Main Entry: ↑flat * * * flat rate UK US noun [countable] [singular flat rate plural flat rates … Useful english dictionary
flat rate — ➔ rate1 * * * flat rate UK US noun [C] ► a rate that is fixed at a particular level that does not change, however much work is done or however much a service is used: »The only exceptions to this flat rate are calls to 0800 and 0808 numbers.… … Financial and business terms
flat-rate — ˈflat rate adjective 1. flat rate charge/fee/pricing etc COMMERCE a flat rate charge etc is always the same and does not change depending on the time spent doing something, the results that are produced etc: • Some agents charge a flat rate fee … Financial and business terms
Flat Rate — Flat|rate, die; , s, Flat Rate, die; , s [ flɛtreɪt ; engl. flat rate, aus: flat ↑ (Flatfee) u. rate = Tarif, ↑ Satz (5), über das Afrz. zu mlat. rata, ↑ Rate]: [geringer] monatlicher Pauschalpreis für die Nutzung von Internet u./od. Telefon … Universal-Lexikon
flat rate — noun count a price, payment, or interest rate that does not change even if conditions change: The hotel charges a flat rate per room per night … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
flat rate — A pre determined length of time set down by the manufacturer that a particular repair job will take and is listed in the flat rate manual. If the flat rate is two hours, but the mechanic completes the job in more or less time, you will be charged … Dictionary of automotive terms
flat rate — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flat rate : singular flat rate plural flat rates a price, payment, or interest rate that does not change even if conditions change The hotel charges a flat rate per room per night … English dictionary
flat rate — /flæt reɪt/ noun a charge which always stays the same ● a flat rate increase of 10% ● We pay a flat rate for electricity each quarter. ● He is paid a flat rate of £2 per thousand … Marketing dictionary in english
flat rate — /flæt reɪt/ noun a charge which always stays the same ● a flat rate increase of 10% ● We pay a flat rate for electricity each quarter. ● He is paid a flat rate of £2 per thousand … Dictionary of banking and finance
Flat rate — Der Begriff Flat rate bezeichnet im Englischen einen Pauschaltarif und wird im deutschen Sprachbereich für Folgendes verwendet: Flatrate, Pauschaltarif in der Telekommunikationsbranche Flatrate Party, Veranstaltungen mit Pauschalpreis für… … Deutsch Wikipedia
flat-rate — adjective (UK) Relating to a flat rate; with the same amount of money required of everyone a flat rate contribution … Wiktionary