Focus on the pronunciation of cost-effective
English definition of “cost-effective”
/ˌkɒstɪˈfektiv/ adjective (also cost-efficient)
› cost-effective methods or processes bring the greatest possible advantage or profit when the amount that is spent is considered: In many cases outsourcing jobs has been shown to be not cost-effective. cost-effective measures/plans/programmes cost-effectiveness noun [U] (also cost efficiency) › We need to determine the cost-effectiveness of these emerging technologies. cost-effectively adverb › How do you promote and sell your product cost-effectively?