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profitable

adjective
 
 
/ˈprɒfɪtəbl/
COMMERCE, FINANCE producing a profit: a profitable business/company They are now among the most profitable companies quoted on the New York Stock Exchange.highly/very profitable This is a highly profitable business. a profitable market/product profitable growthbe profitable for sb to do sth Consumers need to convince farmers that it can be profitable for them to grow organic food.
giving an advantage or useful result: The meeting had gone well, and he felt it had been a profitable morning.
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