profit

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈprɒfɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈprɑfɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(profit)


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profit

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [large, small, big, narrow, slight, huge, massive] profit
  2. the company [recorded, announced, made, posted] a (large) profit
  3. [earn, make, report] a [large] profit
  4. the [total, net, gross, year-on-year, operating] profit
  5. the [quarterly, monthly, yearly, annual] profit
  6. a [10] -[percent, point, dollar] profit
  7. a profit of [10] [percent]
  8. they made a profit on the [house, sale, investment, product]
  9. profits are [up, down, steady] this year
  10. profits are [up] on last year
  11. what profit is there in [dishonesty, pretending]?
  12. profits on [sales, earnings, income]
  13. profit made on [sales]
  14. profits before [tax, deductions, commissions, costs]
  15. (net) profit after [tax]
n as adj
  1. a [non, not for] profit organization
v
  1. profit from your [products, services]
  2. (could) profit from a [marketing campaign, TV commercial]
  3. profit from the [loses, work, mistakes] of others
  4. profit from illegal [activity, deals, negotiations]
  5. profit from [favorable, lenient, opportunist] conditions
  6. profit through [sales, deals, contracts]
  7. profit [enormously, greatly, immensely, handsomely]
  8. [will, should, stands to] profit [enormously]
  9. who stands to profit (from)
  10. who is profiting from [the war, this]?
  11. the [business, company] is (finally) profiting
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