opportunity cost

noun, Economics
1.
the money or other benefits lost when pursuing a particular course of action instead of a mutually-exclusive alternative:
"The company cannot afford the opportunity cost attached to policy decisions made by the current CEO."
Origin
1910-15
British Dictionary definitions for opportunity-cost
opportunity cost
 
n
economics the benefit that could have been gained from an alternative use of the same resource

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