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profit center Syllabification: prof·it cen·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈpräfət ˈsen(t)ər/

Definition of profit center in English:


A part of an organization with assignable revenues and costs and hence ascertainable profitability.
Example sentences
  • One of the reasons I'm so optimistic about the music business going forward is that the actual promotional cost center becomes a profit center in and of itself.
  • With their expanding power, many retailers were treating traditional co-op as a profit centre, diverting funds to offset operating costs.
  • This concerns investors because the programs are becoming a huge profit center for retailers.
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