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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old French prufit (French: profit).

Noun

Singular
profit

Plural
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  1. The money or other benefit an organisation or individual makes. Total income or cash flow minus expenditures and taxes.

Usage notes

When the difference is negative the term loss is correct. Negative profit does appear in microeconomics.

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Verb

Infinitive
to profit

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to profit (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To benefit (sb), be of use to (sb).
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To benefit, gain.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To take advantage of, exploit, use.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] profectus.

Pronunciation

Noun

profit m. (plural profits)

  1. profit, benefit
    Il a su tirer profit de ses connaissances.
    He managed to take advantage of his knowledge.

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