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English definition of “unprofitable”

unprofitable

adjective
 
 
/ʌnˈprɒfɪtəbl̩/ US   /-ˈprɑːfɪə-/ FINANCE, COMMERCE
not making a profit: an unprofitable business/company/store When the Asian financial crisis hit, it shut 32 unprofitable businesses. unprofitable markets/operations/productsunprofitable customers/passengers It promises $80m of savings and that means shedding unprofitable customers.
unprofitably adverb
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