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profit margin

noun
1.
the percentage that profit constitutes of total sales.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples from the web for profit margin
  • The amount of revenue required to pay for losses will vary with the profit margin.
  • Mandatory minimum sentencing has caused an increase in the prison industrial complex, including private prisons, profit margin.
  • In terms of profit margin, she does better selling chips.
  • The rising costs have little or nothing to do with an increasing profit margin, but rather the increased cost of services.
  • Their worries about profit margin should not concern us.
  • The only thing they're extending is the seller's profit margin.
  • The higher the occupancy rate, the higher the profit margin.
  • Compared with their normal drugs, vaccines have an extremely low profit margin.
  • Add a decent profit margin, and you still have an exceedingly modest price.
  • Even so, its profit margin is thin-and this week got even thinner.

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