Meaning of value-added

val•ue-add•ed

Pronunciation: (val'y-ad'id), [key]
— n.
  1. something, as an item of equipment, that has been added to a product by a marketer or distributor to warrant a markup in the retail price.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or supplying value-added: software supplied by a value-added distributor.
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