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Verb: break even  breyk ee-vun
  1. Make neither profit nor loss
  2. Attain a level at which there is neither gain nor loss, as in business, gambling, or a competitive sport

Derived forms: broke even, breaks even, breaking even, broken even

Type of: attain, hit, reach

Antonym: lose, turn a profit

Encyclopedia: Break even