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English definition of “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 / products unprofitable customers/passengers It promises $80m of savings and that means shedding unprofitable customers .
unprofitably adverb
(Definition of unprofitable adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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