Definition of profit margin in English:

profit margin

Syllabification: prof·it mar·gin

noun

  • The amount by which revenue from sales exceeds costs in a business.
    More 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.

More definitions of profit margin

Definition of profit margin in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea