making a profit
ExampleThe aim of every company must be to trade profitably.

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You should try and make sure that you can make any plan you come up with work profitably for you.

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My goal for this most recent quarter was to find a new location for a factory where the company could profitably manufacture goods we could not afford to in America.

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By pushing their workers harder, the paper mill was able to produce more paper, but they weren't able to do it profitably because of the additional cost of replacing the workers who quit as a result.

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