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profitable

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adjective prof·it·able \ˈprä-fə-tə-bəl, ˈpräf-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of profitable

  • : making money

  • : producing good or helpful results or effects

Full Definition of profitable

  1. :  affording profits :  yielding advantageous returns or results

prof·it·abil·i·ty play \ˌprä-fə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
prof·it·able·ness play \ˈprä-fə-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun
prof·it·ably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of profitable

  1. The movie was very profitable.

  2. <selling real estate on the side turned out to be a profitable venture for the stay-at-home mom>



14th Century

First Known Use of profitable

14th century



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