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economies of scopenoun [plural]

uk   us   ECONOMICS, PRODUCTION
the ​reduction of ​costs that is the ​result of sharing ​resources, ​processes, and ​skills in ​producing a larger ​range of ​products: Economies of ​scope only ​benefitcompanies who are also ​willing to ​manage the ​risk of ​added complexity.
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