nonprofit non-profit-making
noncommercial oncommercial adj. not connected with or engaged in commercial enterprises. Opposite of {commercial}. [Narrower terms: {nonprofit, non-profit-making ] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • non-profit-making — on profit making adj. not commercially motivated; not profit making; nonprofit; not for profit. [Narrower terms: {charitable, eleemosynary}] Syn: nonprofit. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • non-profit-making — adj. (of an enterprise) not conducted primarily to make a profit. * * * adjective not commercially motivated • Syn: ↑nonprofit • Similar to: ↑noncommercial * * * non profit making variant UK US Main entry: non profit …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-profit-making — also nonprofit making ADJ: usu ADJ n A non profit making organization or charity is not run with the intention of making a profit. [mainly BRIT] ...the Film Theatre Foundation, a non profit making company which raises money for the arts …   English dictionary

  • non-profit — ˌnon ˈprofit also ˌnon ˈprofit ˌmaking adjective [only before a noun] FINANCE a non profit organization is one with aims that are not related to business or making a profit. These organizations usually work in education, health etc; = not for… …   Financial and business terms

  • non-profit — /nɒn ˈprɒfət/ (say non profuht) adjective 1. Also, non profit making, not for profit. formed for the purpose of providing goods or services, but not for the purpose of making profit: a non profit organisation; non profit sector. 2. of or relating …   Australian English dictionary

  • Non-profit organization — A non profit organization (abbreviated NPO , also not for profit ) is a legally constituted organization whose objective is to support or engage in activities of public or private interest without any commercial or monetary profit. In many… …   Wikipedia

  • Non-profit hospital — A non profit hospital, or not for profit hospital, is a hospital which is organized as a non profit corporation. Based on their charitable purpose and most often affiliated with a religious denomination they are a traditional means of delivering… …   Wikipedia

  • non-profit — also nonprofit ADJ: usu ADJ n A non profit organization is one which is not run with the aim of making a profit. Her center is typical of many across the country a non profit organization that cares for about 50 children …   English dictionary

  • Foundation (non-profit) — See also: Private foundation A foundation (also a charitable foundation) is a legal categorization of nonprofit organizations that will typically either donate funds and support to other organizations, or provide the source of funding for its own …   Wikipedia

  • United States of America non-profit laws — relate to taxation, the special problems of an organization which does not have profit as its primary motivation, and prevention of charitable fraud. Some non profit organizations can broadly be described as charities like the American Red Cross …   Wikipedia

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