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for-profit Line breaks: for-profit

Definition of for-profit in English:

adjective

Denoting an organization operated to make a profit: a scheme to create a chain of for-profit schools
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  • The decrease in affordable housing has continued as subsidized housing has been bought up by for-profit organizations.
  • Government and for-profit organizations share several of these potential uses.
  • As the number of players increases, some will be smaller for-profit entities operating outside hospitals.

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