marginal benefit

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An increase in an activity's overall benefit that is caused by a unit increase in the level of that activity, all other factors remaining constant. Also called marginal utility.

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The marginal benefit was small but it was steady and consistent so with enough volume we were able to increase our market share.
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Sometimes there may only be a marginal benefit to taking on a new project and you may want to focus time elsewhere.
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Some projects may only be a marginal benefit to your company and you must decide whether to keep doing them.
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