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profitable
American English: /ˈprɑfədəb(ə)l/
British English: /ˈprɒfɪtəb(ə)l/

Translation of profitable in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (Business)
    (company/investment/crop)
    rentable
    redituable [formal]
    lucrativo
    sportswear is very profitable
    la ropa de deporte deja un buen beneficio or margen
    Example sentences
    • Merchants and financiers soon realized that investing in science could be a profitable business.
    • Farming is still profitable in spite of a sharp increase in the prices of agricultural inputs.
    • We follow him as he tries to turn this dream into reality, and turn the farm into a profitable business.
    Example sentences
    • Noor said that she was merely taking advantage of a potentially profitable situation.
    • Cultural solutions are more valuable and profitable than technological solutions.
    • This paper prompted useful discussion, though the main discussion session was less profitable.

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