cost-benefit analysis

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Noun1.cost-benefit analysis - an analysis of the cost effectiveness of different alternatives in order to see whether the benefits outweigh the costs
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
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cost-benefit analysis

[ˌkɒstˌbenəfɪtəˈnæləsɪs] Nanálisis m coste-beneficio or (LAm) costo-beneficio
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