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Pronunciation: /ˈprɒfɪt/

Translation of profit in German:


  • Gewinn, der; Profit, der make a profit from or out of sth mit etw. Geld verdienen make [a few pence] profit on sth [ein paar Pfennige] an etw. (Dat.) verdienen

Phrasal verbs

ˈprofit by

v.t. profitieren von; Nutzen ziehen aus [Fehler, Erfahrung]

ˈprofit from

v.t. profitieren von

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