Meaning of “operating profit” in the English Dictionary

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"operating profit" in Business English

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operating profitnoun [ C or U ]


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.

(Definition of “operating profit” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)