cost benefit

cost-benefit

[kawst-ben-uh-fit, kost-]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or based on a cost-effective analysis.

Origin:
1925–30

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cost-benefit
 
adj
denoting or relating to a method of assessing a project that takes into account its costs and its benefits to society as well as the revenue it generates: a cost-benefit analysis; the project was assessed on a cost-benefit basis

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