business case

business case ˈbusiness ˌcase noun [countable] COMMERCE
an explanation of how a new project, product etc is going to be successful and why people should invest money in it:

• The company would need to prepare a business case showing how it would meet the costs of building a new factory.

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business case UK US noun [C]
FINANCE, COMMERCE an explanation or set of reasons describing how a business decision will improve a business, product, etc., and how it will affect costs and profits and attract investments: the business case for (doing) sth »

The business case for investing in alternative energy is compelling.

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The contest requires contenders to make a business case for their invention.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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