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noun [countable/uncountable] social enterprise pronunciation in American English
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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    a business whose main purpose is to improve society, increase sustainability etc rather than simply make a profit
    The UK is a world-leader in this movement, with around 70,000 social enterprises employing more than a million people and responsible for more than 5% of our GDP.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/06/2013 15:53:00

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