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American English: /ˈprɑfət/
British English: /ˈprɒfɪt/

Translation of profit in Spanish:


countable and uncountable
  • 1 (Business, Economics)
    ganancias (feminine plural)
    beneficios (masculine plural)
    utilidades (feminine plural) (Latin America)
    they didn't make a profit
    no sacaron ganancias
    no obtuvieron beneficios
    no obtuvieron utilidades (Latin America)
    to sell something at a profit
    vender algo con ganancia
    they sold their house at a good profit
    hicieron bastante dinero con la venta de la casa
    this service does not operate at a profit
    este servicio no es rentable
    we made a profit of $2,000
    obtuvimos beneficios de $2.000
    obtuvimos utilidades de $2.000 (Latin America)
    there's no profit in farming these days
    hoy en día la agricultura no es rentable or no da dinero
    to take profits
    realizar beneficios
    realizar utilidades (Latin America)
    with-profits insurance
    seguro-ahorro (masculine)
    (before noun) profit and loss account
    cuenta (feminine) de ganancias y pérdidas
    profit forecast
    predicción (feminine) de ganancias or beneficios
    the profit motive
    el lucro
    Example sentences
    • Since most do not operate to earn profits, these enterprises do not pay dividends to shareholders.
    • Non-residents are only taxed on income or profits earned from Irish sources.
    • If their reversal generates excessive exchange rate movements they are able to earn large profits.
  • 2 (advantage) (no plural) they turned the situation to their own profit
    sacaron provecho de la situación
    there's no profit to be had by arguing with him
    no se saca or no se gana nada discutiendo con él

intransitive verb

  • to profit from something
    sacar provecho de algo
    beneficiarse de algo
    she profited greatly from the experience
    sacó mucho provecho de la experiencia
    la experiencia le aprovechó mucho
    Example sentences
    • Particularly in the joint and coalition arenas, we can profit from the beneficial insight that historical analysis provides.
    • Raff became Liszt's musical assistant for six years, profiting greatly.
    • Also, I think they could profit enormously from Amy Welborn's common sense perspective.
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