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profit-sharing

Syllabification: prof·it-shar·ing
(also profit sharing)

Definition of profit-sharing in English:

noun

A system in which the people who work for a company receive a direct share of the profits.
Example sentences
  • Aside from share option and profit-sharing schemes, employees with the best attendance records are awarded one of eight limited edition Ford Explorer vehicles as part of a twice-yearly global scheme.
  • She set higher financial goals, replaced profit-sharing with bonus plans based partly on market share, and drove top-down mandates so HP wouldn't be left behind by nimbler rivals.
  • Companies began passing out profit-sharing checks and stock options, not just to top executives but all the way down the line, and soon there were tales circulating of millionaires in the making.

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