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[fer-prof-it] /fərˈprɒf ɪt/
(of a business or institution) initiated or operated for the purpose of making a profit:
for-profit hospitals. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The last two years have not been kind to for-profit colleges.
  • Organizations that straddle the blurring line between the non-profit and for-profit worlds.
  • They also will have to report payments to a for-profit corporate service provider.
  • It's the thing for-profit journalism needs to survive.
  • Our health care system is too much of a pig trough for insurance companies, for-profit hospitals, and certain types of doctors.
  • Customers arrive at for-profit colleges by the million.
  • Having nurtured these outfits when for-profit groups would not, they now want to bask in their successes.
  • But the merger of a mutual with a for-profit company is fraught with difficulty.
  • In the past three decades, governments have accepted a huge expansion of private provision, much of it by for-profit outfits.
  • Students and teachers responded by demanding the abolition of all for-profit education.

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