- cost-ef|fec|tive|ness «KST uh FEHK tihv nihs, KOST-», noun.the effectiveness of an operation or system in terms of the relation of its cost to the benefit anticipated from it: »
In these days, cost-effectiveness has inevitably become the governing principle in all military estimates (London Times).
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