Meaning of “profit-making” in the English Dictionary

"profit-making" in Business English

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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.
noun [ C ] also profit maker

In the past five years, they have turned steel into a profit-maker.

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