cost-efficient
adjective Date: 1970 cost-effective

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  • -efficient — [e fish′ənt, ifish′ənt; ] often [, ēfish′ənt, əfish′ənt] combining form working or operating efficiently with regard to; making efficient use of [cost efficient, energy efficient] * * * …   Universalium

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