profit sharing
noun Date: 1881 a system or process under which employees receive a part of the profits of an industrial or commercial enterprise

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  • profit sharing — profit shar·ing n: a plan under which employees receive a part of the profits of an enterprise Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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  • profit sharing — profit ,sharing noun uncount BUSINESS a system by which all the people employed by a company get a share in the profits …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • profit-sharing — ► NOUN ▪ a system in which the people who work for a company receive a direct share of its profits …   English terms dictionary

  • profit sharing — profitsharing, adj. the sharing of profits, as between employer and employee, esp. in such a way that the employee receives, in addition to wages, a share in the profits of the business. [1880 85] * * * System by which employees are paid a share… …   Universalium

  • profit-sharing — profˈit sharing noun A voluntary agreement under which an employee receives a share, fixed beforehand, of the profits of a business • • • Main Entry: ↑profit * * * ˈprofit sharing [profit sharing] noun uncountabl …   Useful english dictionary

  • profit sharing — noun a system in which employees receive a share of the net profits of the business (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑share, ↑portion, ↑part, ↑percentage * * * noun : a system or process under which employees receive a part of the profits of an industrial… …   Useful english dictionary

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