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non-profitadjective

uk   us   (also not-for-profit)
not ​intended to make a ​profit, but to make ​money for a ​social or ​politicalpurpose or to ​provide a ​service that ​people need: We are a non-profit ​organizationdedicated to the ​conservation of ​oceanmammals.

non-profitnoun [C]

uk   us   (also not-for-profit)
an ​organization whose ​aim is to make ​money for a ​social or ​politicalpurpose or to ​provide a ​service that ​people need, ​rather than to make a ​profit
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