: not conducted or maintained for the purpose of making a profit <a nonprofit organization>
— nonprofit noun
Examples of NONPROFIT
- a nonprofit group that provides care to recovering drug addicts
- Schools don't pay sales tax on supplies because they have nonprofit status.
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