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cost-effectiveadjective

/ˈkɔst·ɪˌfek·tɪv, ˈkɑst-/
providing good value for the amount paid: It’s not cost-effective to heat the whole building if only three people are working here.
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"cost-effective" in Business English

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cost-effectiveadjective

uk   /ˌkɒstɪˈfektiv/ us   also cost-efficient
cost-effective methods or processes bring the greatest possible advantage or profit when the amount that is spent is considered: In many cases outsourcing jobs has been shown to be not cost-effective. cost-effective measures/plans/programmes
cost-effectiveness
noun [U] also cost efficiency
We need to determine the cost-effectiveness of these emerging technologies.
cost-effectively
adverb
How do you promote and sell your product cost-effectively?
(Definition of cost-effective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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