verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of profit
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH profitprofit , prophet
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Example sentences from the Web for profit
HSBC is headquartered in London, but most of its profit comes from the Asia-Pacific region.Mike Pompeo attacks HSBC for allegedly siding with Beijing over Hong Kong|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 27, 2020|Fortune
In its Hong Kong Stock Exchange filing application, Ant disclosed profit margins of around 30% for the first six months of 2020 and revealed that Alipay, the mobile payment platform it runs, has an active annual user base of a whopping 1 billion.A fintech IPO could be the biggest ever—and it picked China over the U.S. for its debut|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 26, 2020|Fortune
As you would expect, the most profitable companies like Facebook and Apple, have the highest profits per employees.Here’s how much these tech giants are making in profit per employee|jonathanvanian2015|August 24, 2020|Fortune
France has long been bullish on the idea that profits generated there should be taxed there, rather than in other countries—specifically, Ireland.Facebook coughs up $125 million to settle French tax dispute|David Meyer|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Under its deal with AstraZeneca, Oxford will receive no royalties during the pandemic but could make millions after it ends through a web of patents including those held by Vaccitech, a for-profit spinoff.Oxford’s COVID vaccine deal with AstraZeneca raises concerns about access and pricing|lbelanger225|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Together, the teams are working 24 hours a day for a product that promises much higher risk than it does profit.
She is using this technique, which generations of African-Americans have used for survival, for fame and profit.
Marx forecast that the profit motive would lead to overworking and exhausting the fertility of our soil and other natural systems.
Last year, Jet Blue made a profit of $168 million, $40 million more than the previous year.
They have to fill every seat—in most cases the profit comes in only the final three rows of seats.
As we plodded along he talked about his cattle ranch, the price of cattle, and what profit he had made that year.The Burglar's Fate And The Detectives|Allan Pinkerton
The old Fleming found, no doubt, both pleasure and profit in lending himself to the capricious pleasures of his royal client.Maitre Cornelius|Honore de Balzac
The annual balance sheet, however, would show the percentage of profit to the total outlay.
Between you and me, he swindled them, and beat us for 'extra' profit.Scamping Tricks and Odd Knowledge|John Newman
So long as any profit exists, the State has a right to tax it; unjustly it may be, and partially, but still the title is there.
British Dictionary definitions for profit
- income derived from property or an investment, as contrasted with capital gains
- the ratio of this income to the investment or principal
- the income or reward accruing to a successful entrepreneur and held to be the motivating factor of all economic activity in a capitalist economy
- (as modifier)the profit motive