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profit-makingadjective

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COMMERCE used to describe a company, product, etc. that makes a profit: profit-making business/company/venture She does not see why a profit-making business cannot also be ethical.
profit-maker
noun [C] also profit maker
In the past five years, they have turned steel into a profit-maker.
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