profitability
noun see profitable

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  • profitability — prof‧it‧a‧bil‧i‧ty [ˌprɒftəˈbɪlti ǁ ˌprɑː ] noun [uncountable] COMMERCE the state of producing a profit, or the degree to which an activity, company etc is profitable: • restructuring proposals to help boost profitability (= increase it ) •… …   Financial and business terms

  • Profitability —   Profitability is the profits, generated by investments and capital, expressed in a percentage of the profits. See also Gross profitability …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • profitability — index utility (usefulness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • profitability — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high, low ▪ greater ▪ declining ▪ concerns about the declining profitability of the industry ▪ overall …   Collocations dictionary

  • profitability — prof|it|a|bil|i|ty [ ,prafıtə bıləti ] noun uncount * the degree to which something is profitable, or the state of being profitable: We have consistently increased turnover and increased profitability. Selling off assets should return the company …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • profitability */ — UK [ˌprɒfɪtəˈbɪlətɪ] / US [ˌprɑfɪtəˈbɪlətɪ] noun [uncountable] the degree to which something is profitable, or the state of being profitable We have consistently increased turnover and increased profitability. Selling off assets should return the …   English dictionary

  • profitability — prof|it|a|bil|i|ty [ˌprɔfıtəˈbılıti US ˌpra: ] n [U] when a business or an activity makes a profit, or the amount of profit it makes ▪ a decline in company profitability …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • profitability — noun (U) the state of producing a profit, or the degree to which a business or activity is profitable: a decline in company profitability …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • profitability — The capacity or potential of a project or an organization to make a profit Measures of profitability include return on capital employed and the ratio of net profit to sales …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • profitability — /ˌprɒfɪtə bɪlɪti/ noun 1. the ability to make a profit ● We doubt the profitability of the project. 2. the amount of profit made as a percentage of costs …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • profitability — /ˌprɒfɪtə bɪlɪti/ noun 1. the ability to make a profit ● We doubt the profitability of the project. 2. the amount of profit made as a percentage of costs …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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