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English definition of “profit-making”

profit-making

adjective
 
 
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.
profit-maker ( also profit maker) noun [C]
(Definition of profit-making from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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