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profitabilitynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌprɒfɪtəˈbɪlɪti/
COMMERCE, FINANCE the ​situation in which a ​company, ​product, etc. is ​producing a ​profit: The ​reportcitedimprovement in the bank's profitability in recent ​years.profitability of sth The ​performance of each ​department or ​activity can be ​judged as well as the ​overall profitability of the ​product.boost/improve/increase profitability It ​plans a ​majorreorganization of its ​corporatestructure in an ​effort to ​boost profitability. The ​directors are satisfied with the ​current level of profitability and the ​financialposition of the ​group. The ​company said its ​restructuringplan is on ​track to return to profitability in 2011. achieve/​drive/​reach profitability corporate/​declining/future profitability long-term/​short-term profitability
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