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profit sharing

  1. the sharing of profits, as between employer and employee, especially in such a way that the employee receives, in addition to wages, a share in the profits of the business.
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Origin of profit sharing

First recorded in 1880–85
Related formsprof·it·shar·ing, adjective
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profit sharing in Culture

profit sharing

Distributing the profits, or part of the profits, of a business to its employees.

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