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cost-ef·fec·tive

(kôst′ĭ-fĕk′tĭv)
adj.
Economical in terms of the goods or services received for the money spent.

cost′-ef·fec′tive·ly adv.
cost′-ef·fec′tive·ness n.

cost-effective

adj
(Accounting & Book-keeping) providing adequate financial return in relation to outlay
cost-effectiveness n

cost′-effec′tive



adj.
producing optimum results for the expenditure; economical.
[1965–70]
cost′-effec′tively, adv.
cost′-effec′tiveness, n.

cost-effective

- Anything effective and productive in relation to its cost.
See also related terms for productive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cost-effective - productive relative to the cost
efficient - being effective without wasting time or effort or expense; "an efficient production manager"; "efficient engines save gas"
Translations

cost-effective

[ˌkɒstɪˈfektɪv] ADJrentable

cost-effective

[ˌkɒstɪˈfɛktɪv] adj (Comm) → redditizio/a, efficiente; (gen) → conveniente, economico/a
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