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cost-effective

[kawst-i-fek-tiv, kost-] /ˈkɔst ɪˈfɛk tɪv, ˈkɒst-/
adjective
1.
producing optimum results for the expenditure.
Related forms
cost-effectively, adverb
cost-effectiveness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for costeffective

cost-effective

adjective
1.
providing adequate financial return in relation to outlay
Derived Forms
cost-effectiveness, noun
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Word Origin and History for costeffective

cost-effective

adj.

also cost effective, 1967, from cost (n.) + effective.

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