Marginal-utility meaning

The additional satisfaction received from goods or services that is derived from consuming one more unit. For example, if a person is hungry, one hamburger may provide a great deal of satisfaction, or utility. The second hamburger provides less utility, and the third one provides little or no utility. The value of a good depends on its utility.
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(economics) The additional utility to a consumer from an additional unit of an economic good.
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Noun

Singular:
marginal-utility
Plural:
marginal utilities