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profitless

Line breaks: prof¦it|less
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒfɪtləs
 
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Definition of profitless in English:

adjective

Without benefit or advantage; pointless: a long and profitless public row
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  • They're never going to be anything more than a profitless, subsidised, medieval craft collective.
  • As far as foreign investors are concerned, China has become a land of profitless prosperity.
  • Flipping sketches of property for profits sounds an awful lot like buying the worthless paper of profitless Internet companies in the late 90s, does it not?
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