cost–effective

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adjective cost–ef·fec·tive \ˈkȯst-ə-ˈfek-tiv, -ˌfek-\

Definition of cost–effective

  1. :  producing good results without costing a lot of money cost–effective measures to combat poverty Robot spot welding can be quite cost–effective … — Harry H. Poole

cost–effectiveness

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1966

First Known Use of cost–effective

1966


COST–EFFECTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

cost–effective

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adjective cost–ef·fec·tive \ˈkȯst-ə-ˈfek-tiv, -ˌfek-\

Definition of cost–effective for English Language Learners

  • : producing good results without costing a lot of money

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