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nonprofit

[non-prof-it]
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adjective
  1. not established for the purpose of making a profit; not entered into for money: a nonprofit institution.
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noun
  1. a nonprofit organization, institution, corporation, or other entity.
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Origin of nonprofit

First recorded in 1900–05; non- + profit
Can be confusednonprofit not-for-profit
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Related Words for non-profit

worthless, unsuccessful, nonprofit, profitless, charitable, philanthropic

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British Dictionary definitions for non-profit

nonprofit

adjective
  1. another word for non-profit-making
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noun
  1. an organization that is not intended to make a profit
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Word Origin and History for non-profit

adj.

also nonprofit, 1922, from non- + profit (n.).

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