Definition of profit-making in English:


Syllabification: prof·it-mak·ing


  • Making or intended to make a profit: the challenge is to produce a profit-making drug services are being run on a profit-making basis
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    • Even in the profit-making world of business, reports sometimes are written to please the top brass, not deal with real consumer preferences.
    • The government could simply tell its bureau to act as if it were a profit-making enterprise and to establish itself in the same way as a private business.
    • I have participated in the industry in both profit-making and non-profit-making projects.

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