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adjective     profitable pronunciation in British English
  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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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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