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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prof·it·a·ble a.  Yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative; useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial; as, a profitable trade; profitable business; a profitable study or profession.
 What was so profitable to the empire became fatal to the
 emperor.   --Arbuthnot.
 -- Prof*it*a*ble*ness, n. -- Prof*it*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the quality of affording gain or benefit or profit [syn: profitability]
          [ant: unprofitableness, unprofitableness]