I made profitable use of my time (= used my time to get advantages or benefits), mixing with a lot of different people and practising my Spanish.
- a highly profitable line of products
- These sales figures are a good indication of another profitable year.
- The company remains moderately profitable, but it is not making as much money as it should.
- The discussion turned out to be really profitable.
- profitable investments
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noun [ U ] uk /ˌprɒf.ɪ.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ˌprɑː.fɪ.t̬əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/