cost-benefit

[kawst-ben-uh-fit, kost-]

Origin of cost-benefit

First recorded in 1925–30
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cost-benefit

adjective
  1. denoting or relating to a method of assessing a project that takes into account its costs and its benefits to society as well as the revenue it generatesa cost-benefit analysis; the project was assessed on a cost-benefit basis
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