- 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.
- of, relating to, or supplying value-added: software supplied by a value-added distributor.
Origin of value-added
First recorded in 1930–35
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Examples from the Web for value-added
He seemed skeptical, asking me if forward-deployed academics were value-added.Send in the Marines—and the Anthropologists too?
John Kael Weston
August 23, 2013
I may be wrong on this next point, but I'm fairly certain that all 10 have a value-added tax too.Who's the Least Socialist of Them All?
October 30, 2012
Such obedient conduct does not bring ‘value-added’ to the U.S.-U.K. relationship, nor help improve matters on the ground in Syria.Should the U.S. Intervene in Syria? Experts Weigh In
February 9, 2012
As part of this deal, Merkel agrees to maintain spending on education and research without raising income and value-added taxes.What Germany's Economy Can Teach Obama
Leslie H. Gelb
June 5, 2011
They will pay for the value-added of ahead-of-the-curve insight.Is Right-Wing Talk Dying?
February 9, 2011