Definition of cost-effective in English:

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cost-effective

adjective

Effective or productive in relation to its cost: the most cost-effective way to invest in the stock market
More example sentences
  • However this issue can be turned into a cost-effective advantage without too much fuss.
  • In many cases, it is more cost-effective to invest your money in a bigger and better-equipped house.
  • Countries with high labour costs realize that it is simply not cost-effective to manufacture textiles locally.

Derivatives

cost-effectively

adverb
Example sentences
  • Also, planning, organisation and acquiring cost-effectively are important considerations for a profitable operation.
  • Making sure that your marketing machine is running cost-effectively in good times puts you on solid ground when things slow down.
  • It's a good way to test a niche quickly and cost-effectively.

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Syllabification: cost-ef·fec·tive

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