for-profit

adjective for-prof·it \ ˈfȯr-ˈprä-fət \

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

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Definition of for-profit for English Language Learners

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


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