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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Initiated or operated for the purpose of generating income. (of a business or institution)

Usage examples (32)
  • Until recently, capitalism simply referred to "for-profit" businesses that were privately owned.
  • But even for longtime for-profit hospitals, there is concern.
  • Now, it seems the for-profit world is finally lending a hand.
  • In fact, I never thought I would work at a for-profit company. for more
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