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profit sharing

noun
1.
the sharing of profits, as between employer and employee, especially in such a way that the employee receives, in addition to wages, a share in the profits of the business.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
profitsharing, adjective
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Examples from the web for profit sharing
  • Real profit sharing will stimulate a global economic recovery.
  • We must re-orient our profit making and profit sharing concepts.
  • Then give the business a tax credit for that profit sharing.
  • But because of the ever inflating prices, the managers kept giving themselves profit sharing bonuses.
  • So the solution is to establish a profit sharing plan with each customer.
  • profit sharing in the higher and better use can be offered also.
  • He was branded a communist at the time, as it was heresy to do profit sharing.
  • Or taking control of the nation's means of production, with heftier profit sharing for all.
  • Some companies have established profit sharing plans.
profit sharing in Culture

profit sharing definition


Distributing the profits, or part of the profits, of a business to its employees.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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