profit center

Definition

A business unit or department which is treated as a distinct entity enabling revenues and expenses to be determined so that profitability can be measured.

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You should always try to have good and reliable workers in your profit center that will do things the right way.

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His division was broken out as a profit center to determine how much revenue the group was bringing into the company.

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The profit center department was hard at work and were helping the company reach new frontiers in the business world.

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