cost-effective

[kawst-i-fek-tiv, kost-]
adjective
producing optimum results for the expenditure.

cost-effectively, adverb
cost-effectiveness, noun
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cost-effective
 
adj
providing adequate financial return in relation to outlay
 
cost-effectiveness
 
n

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Example sentences
Technological improvements have made solar-electric modules more cost-effective.
Health care isn't cost-effective because well, there are so many reasons.
They have to be efficient, cost-effective and resistant to interruptions or
  failure.
Developing a cost-effective process for bonding polyethylene glycol to fabric
  took years.
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