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Meaning of "non-profit" - English Dictionary

non-profitadjective

uk   us   (also not-for-profit)
not intended to make a profit, but to make money for a social or political purpose or to provide a service that people need: We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of ocean mammals.

non-profitnoun [C]

uk   us   (also not-for-profit)
an organization whose aim is to make money for a social or political purpose or to provide a service that people need, rather than to make a profit
(Definition of non-profit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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