profitable

Definition

Bringing in more money or value than it cost to make the good or provide the service.

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After several tough years, we finally managed to become profitable, and the resulting celebration felt like it had been ages in coming.

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The project was profitable because of the perfect execution of the sound business plan that was made during the inception of the project.

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Because we were careful to avoid waste and otherwise to adopt the most efficient methods of producing widgets, we were able to make our business profitable.

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