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English definition of “cost-sharing”


noun [U]
a situation in which two or more organizations pay the cost of something together: Cost-sharing between the federal government and states for particular projects is often the most sensible option.
(Definition of cost-sharing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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