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profit margin Syllabification: prof·it mar·gin
Pronunciation: /ˈpräfət ˌmärjən/

Definition of profit margin in English:


The amount by which revenue from sales exceeds costs in a business.
Example sentences
  • Go to the income statement again to find the gross profit margin, which is revenue less cost of revenue.
  • That's because falling unit costs increase the profit margin on each good or service sold.
  • Sales of gifts and entertainment services generally have a higher profit margin than sales of airline tickets.
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