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not-for-profit

[ not-fer-prof-it ]
/ ˈnɒt fərˈprɒf ɪt /
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Origin of not-for-profit

First recorded in 1965–70

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH not-for-profit

nonprofit, not-for-profit
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