Meaning of “added value” in the English Dictionary

"added value" in British English

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added valuenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌæd.ɪd ˈvæl.juː/ us /ˌæd.ɪd ˈvæl.juː/

(Definition of “added value” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"added value" in Business English

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added valuenoun [ U ]

uk us also value added

ECONOMICS an increase in the value of a resource, product, or service as the result of a particular process:

They want as much of the added value as possible from their exploited natural resources to benefit their own economy.
added-value products/services

ECONOMICS something useful that someone can give to a company, especially something that helps the company make more money:

The key to the job search is to offer added value and communicate clearly.
added-value skills

(Definition of “added value” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)