for-profit

adjective
for-prof·​it | \ ˈfȯr-ˈprä-fət How to pronounce for-profit (audio) \

Definition of for-profit

: established, maintained, or conducted for the purpose of making a profit for-profit businesses

First Known Use of for-profit

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of for-profit was in 1939

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“For-profit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for-profit. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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for-profit

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: existing or done for the purpose of making a profit

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