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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Making the earnings as great as possible.

Usage examples (18)
  • We need to tell profit-maximising institutions that they can't cut corners in risk-management functions.
  • "Privatisation exposes our economy to the short-term profit-maximising vagaries of global markets," Nzimande said.
  • Activities should be regulated, as far as possible, by nothing more intrusive than the invisible hand of profit-maximising competition.
  • The past three years have exposed as a fallacy the idea that the only way to run a company is as a profit-maximising, shareholder-driven plc. for more
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