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cost-benefit

cost–benefit

adjective cost–ben·e·fit \ˈks(t)-ˈbe-nə-ˌfit\

business : of or relating to the study of how much money a company earns compared to how much money it spends

Full Definition of COST-BENEFIT

:  of, relating to, or being economic analysis that assigns a numerical value to the cost-effectiveness of an operation, procedure, or program

First Known Use of COST-BENEFIT

1963

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