for–profit

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adjective for–prof·it \ˈfȯr-ˈprä-fət\

Definition of for–profit

  1. :  established, maintained, or conducted for the purpose of making a profit for–profit businesses

1939

First Known Use of for–profit

1939


FOR–PROFIT Defined for English Language Learners

for–profit

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adjective for–prof·it \ˈfȯr-ˈprä-fət\

Definition of for–profit for English Language Learners

  • : existing or done for the purpose of making a profit

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