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profit squeeze

noun
1.
a sharp narrowing of the gap between cost and revenue.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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Examples from the web for profit squeeze
  • Growers trying to achieve size incentives specified in their contracts will lost the payment and suffer a profit squeeze.
  • Subcontractors will still feel a profit squeeze, impairing their incentive and ability to perform to their best capacity.
  • Wiggling out of last year's profit squeeze can be done.

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