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comment Is there any difference in meaning between 'efficacy' and 'efficiency'?
Googling for the difference between these words lands you here at the top result. And this gives a concise description of the difference (rather than requiring a reading of two definitions and then a mental comparison), so thanks to the OP for asking.
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revised What are the distinctions between “authoritarian”, “totalitarian”, and “dictatorial”?
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revised “Hypocrisy is the compliment vice pays to virtue” — what does this mean?
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accepted Better phrase for “not throwing good money after bad”
Feb
15
comment Better phrase for “not throwing good money after bad”
"Cost/benefit analysis" fits my aim perfectly, but your (nearly) original phrase has an irresistible alliteration.
Feb
15
comment Better phrase for “not throwing good money after bad”
Although I think I asked my question poorly, this is exactly what I was looking for.
Feb
15
comment Better phrase for “not throwing good money after bad”
The attribute is his quality of foregoing self-satisfaction in favor of saving money. There are a number of excellent alternatives offered below in the answers section, all of which are superior to my attempts above.