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English definition of “business case”

business case

noun [C]
FINANCE, COMMERCE an explanation or set of reasons describing how a business decision will improve a business, product, etc., and how it will affect costs and profits and attract investments: the business case for (doing) sth The business case for investing in alternative energy is compelling. The contest requires contenders to make a business case for their invention.
(Definition of business case noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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