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English definition of “results-based”

results-based

adjective (also result-based)     HR, WORKPLACE
used to describe payment that is related to the number of things you do, produce , sell , etc.: The use of results-based incentives is appropriate if there is a clear link between outcome and behavior . → Compare time-based
(Definition of results-based adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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