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[kawst-ben-uh-fit, kost-] /ˈkɔstˈbɛn ə fɪt, ˈkɒst-/

of, relating to, or based on a cost-effective analysis.
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 generates: a cost-benefit analysis, the project was assessed on a cost-benefit basis

pertaining to an analysis or study of the actual cost of a project in relation to the potential benefits that will come from it

Cost-benefit analysis tries to determine if a project is economically worthwhile.


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