Definition of profit-oriented in English:


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(also chiefly British profit-orientated)


  • Concerned with or focused on financial gain; commercial: a profit-oriented approach to doing business
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    • If radio continued to be part of a profit-orientated industry, then the programme service would be influenced by commercial considerations and the need to appeal to popular demand.
    • This is not just about the site, it's about the whole vicinity, which would be much more difficult to improve if it was sold to a profit-orientated developer.
    • It has become increasingly popular for countries to set up profit-oriented agencies responsible for licensing new drugs and carrying out postmarketing surveillance.

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