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Profitable

Meanings and phrases

profitable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. yielding material gain or profit

most profitable

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E.g.
  • They are also some of the most profitable in the world.
  • It was the most profitable film of 2011.
  • The most profitable product of the Bauhaus was its wallpaper.

more profitable

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E.g.
  • The loft conversions were more profitable to the landlords than industrial use.
  • Nonetheless, it was among the more profitable Marx Brothers films of the period.
  • Later, he turned to the more profitable field of composing scores for musical comedies.

very profitable

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E.g.
  • It was very profitable.
  • Piloncillo was a very profitable product and it was extracted from the sugar cane.
  • The Russians never fully colonized Alaska, and the colony was never very profitable.

highly profitable

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E.g.
  • The larger quarries could be highly profitable.
  • The British investors' goal was to get highly profitable cotton.
  • Alternative medicine is a highly profitable industry, with a strong lobby.

not profitable

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E.g.
  • Union Airways was not profitable during its operations.
  • While roundly celebrated, the publication was not profitable.
  • It was a success, though not profitable because of its high cost.

profitable business

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E.g.
  • And I believe if done wisely, it can be a profitable business."
  • Cotton cultivation was potentially an extremely profitable business.
  • Their second gull is Drugger, a tobacconist, who is keen to establish a profitable business.

less profitable

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E.g.
  • Over time, cattle ranching became less and less profitable.
  • The sharp 1985 price drop on oil made Idemitsu's non-oil operations less profitable.
  • Unfortunately by 1993 the crowds had declined and the Muskies became less profitable.
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