profit sharing

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of profit sharing

: a system or process under which employees receive a part of the profits of an industrial or commercial enterprise

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First Known Use of profit sharing

1872


PROFIT SHARING Defined for English Language Learners

profit sharing

noun

Definition of profit sharing for English Language Learners

  • : a system in which employees receive a part of the company's profits


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profit sharing

noun profit shar·ing

legal Definition of profit sharing

: a plan under which employees receive a part of the profits of an enterprise

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