Definition of profit-making in English:

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profit-making

adjective

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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  • We're not a nationalized industry - we're a profit-making business just like any other company.
  • Railways were seen almost from the first primarily as agents of colonial development, rather than profit-making businesses.
  • After being a thorn in the music industry's side for years, Napster is now siding with the profit-making crowd.

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Syllabification: prof·it-mak·ing

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