cost–benefit

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

Definition of cost–benefit

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

1963

First Known Use of cost–benefit

1963


COST–BENEFIT Defined for English Language Learners

cost–benefit

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

Definition of cost–benefit for English Language Learners

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

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