Pareto efficient

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Pareto efficient (comparative more Pareto efficient, superlative most Pareto efficient)

  1. (game theory, economics) Describing a situation in which the profit of one party cannot be increased without reducing the profit of another.

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This term can also be used to compare situations such that the situation in which fewer such improvements can be made is considered more Pareto efficient.

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