added value Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"added value" in British English

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added valuenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌæd.ɪdˈvæl.juː/
an ​improvement or ​addition to something that makes it ​worth more: The printer's ​addedvalue makes it ​worth the ​extracost.
added-value
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
(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 ​addedvalue as possible from their ​exploitednaturalresources 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 ​jobsearch is to ​offeraddedvalue and communicate clearly. added-value ​skills
(Definition of added value from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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