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(of a business or institution) initiated or operated for the purpose of making a profit:
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The last two years have not been kind to
Organizations that straddle the blurring line between the non-profit and
They also will have to report payments to a
corporate service provider.
It's the thing
journalism needs to survive.
Our health care system is too much of a pig trough for insurance companies,
hospitals, and certain types of doctors.
Customers arrive at
colleges by the million.
Having nurtured these outfits when
groups would not, they now want to bask in their successes.
But the merger of a mutual with a
company is fraught with difficulty.
In the past three decades, governments have accepted a huge expansion of private provision, much of it by
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For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life?
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Corporation. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.
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