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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyprofit from
he/she/itprofits from
present participleprofiting from
past tenseprofited from
past participleprofited from

or profit by

  1. profit from/by something to get an advantage from a situation
    She hopes to profit from the experience.
    1. a.
      to make a profit from something
      They were accused of profiting from the sale of state assets.
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