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adjective profitable pronunciation in British English /ˈprɒfɪtəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    making a profit
    highly/very profitable:

    Some of their new electronic products are highly profitable.

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  2. 2
    giving you a benefit or advantage

    The trip should be an enjoyable and profitable experience.

    I decided to switch to a more profitable line of questioning.

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The shop had not been operating profitably for some time.

You could spend your time more profitably with a good book.



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