cost-efficient

adjective

cost-ef·​fi·​cient ˈkȯst-i-ˈfi-shənt How to pronounce cost-efficient (audio)
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Examples of cost-efficient in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Understand that growth is achieved not only through new features, but also by making your product better or more cost-efficient than a competitor’s. - Amrit Jassal, Egnyte 9. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Look for a cost-efficient way to bring about positive change. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 24 Mar. 2024 With deep liquidity, asset safety protocols, and a cost-efficient fee structure, Bybit is a smart choice for any institution. Tyler Shepherd, Detroit Free Press, 21 Mar. 2024 But Rams general manager Les Snead must continue to find productive and cost-efficient players in the draft, which will be held April 25-27 in Detroit. Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times, 8 Mar. 2024 To drive home the point, only 52% of security leaders believe that AI tools will deliver more cost-efficient security outcomes than outcomes delivered by human security practitioners, showing that leaders are still skeptical of the value AI provides at this point. Daniel Schiappa, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 Buying the consumer’s unused energy back for cost-efficient and sustainable power generation will be part of new contractual relationships with customers. Susan Galer, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 And for green hydrogen buses to be as cost-efficient as battery-electric models, that would have to come down to around the same cost as making gray hydrogen. Kristel Tjandra, The Mercury News, 12 Feb. 2024 There is a less permanent, more cost-efficient option for full eyebrows. Kaitlyn Frey, Peoplemag, 8 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cost-efficient was in 1913

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“Cost-efficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cost-efficient. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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