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English definition of “incremental cost”

incremental cost

noun [C or U]
ACCOUNTING the extra cost of making or dealing with one more unit of something: The proposed treatment would result in an incremental cost of €3,457 per additional patient.
(Definition of incremental cost from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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