Definition of for-profit in English:


Syllabification: for-prof·it


  • Denoting an organization that operates to make a profit, especially one (such as a hospital or school) that would more typically be nonprofit.
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    • The decrease in affordable housing has continued as subsidized housing has been bought up by for-profit organizations.
    • Government and for-profit organizations share several of these potential uses.
    • As the number of players increases, some will be smaller for-profit entities operating outside hospitals.

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