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  1. something, as an item of equipment, that has been added to a product by a marketer or distributor to warrant a markup in the retail price.
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  1. of, relating to, or supplying value-added: software supplied by a value-added distributor.
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Origin of value-added

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for value added

value added

  1. the difference between the total revenues of a firm, industry, etc, and its total purchases from other firms, industries, etc. The aggregate of values added throughout an economy (gross value added) represents that economy's gross domestic product
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