profitable

[ prof-i-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˈprɒf ɪ tə bəl /

adjective

yielding profit; remunerative: a profitable deal.
beneficial or useful.

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Origin of profitable

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at profit, -able

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British Dictionary definitions for profitable

profitable
/ (ˈprɒfɪtəbəl) /

adjective

affording gain, benefit, or profit

Derived forms of profitable

profitably, adverbprofitableness or profitability, noun
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