Definition of Pareto-optimal in English:

Pareto-optimal

Syllabification: Pa·re·to-op·ti·mal

adjective

  • Relating to or denoting a distribution of wealth such that any redistribution or other change beneficial to one individual is detrimental to one or more others.
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    • Someone marching to the front of a queue and buying someone else's space in it is Pareto-optimal; the other people are made no worse off, and the parties to the exchange are made better off.

Derivatives

Pareto-optimality

noun

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