false economy

noun

Definition of false economy

: something that costs less at first but results in more money being spent later Using cheap materials proved to be a false economy.

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“False economy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20economy. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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