Definition of profitable in English:

profitable

Line breaks: prof¦it|able
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒfɪtəb(ə)l
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

profitability

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • That may be based on their profitability, asset value or ability to pay future dividends.
  • Toyota said the increase in production will benefit its profitability in Europe.
  • That profitability may attract the attention of other potential buyers, not just Sony.

profitably

adverb
More example sentences
  • The club has been in existence and has operated profitably to all our advantage for the past 57 years.
  • Analysis of propaganda would more profitably benefit by examination of intentions.
  • The examples we raise can profitably integrate social work with indigenous cultural practices.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, from the verb profiter (see profit).

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