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English definition of “cost leader”

cost leader

noun [C]
a company that can make a product more cheaply than other companies making the same type of product: Our cost-leader strategy will gain us a competitive advantage based upon low prices.
cost leadership noun [U]
(Definition of cost leader from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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