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profits warningnoun [C]

(also profit warning) uk   us  
FINANCE an announcement made by a ​publiccompany that ​profits in a particular ​period will be less than expected: a severe/shock profits warning In a shock ​profitswarning the ​company said its ​retailbusiness would ​post a ​substantialloss this ​year. The American consumer-goods ​firm also ​issued a ​profitswarning, its third since March.
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