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nonprofit

[ non-prof-it ]
/ nɒnˈprɒf ɪt /
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adjective

not established for the purpose of making a profit; not entered into for money: a nonprofit institution.

noun

a nonprofit organization, institution, corporation, or other entity.

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Origin of nonprofit

First recorded in 1900–05; non- + profit

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH nonprofit

nonprofit , not-for-profit
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How to use nonprofit in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for nonprofit

nonprofit
/ (nɒnˈprɒfɪt) US /

adjective

another word for non-profit-making

noun

an organization that is not intended to make a profit
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