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operating profitnoun [C or U]

uk   us   ACCOUNTING
a company's profit from its normal business activities, not including any earned from investments or sales of assets, calculated by taking operating expenses away from gross income : Last year, they made an operating profit of $17m on revenues of $1.54 billion.
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