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  1. profitableness, profitability, gainfulness, lucrativenessnoun

    the quality of affording gain or benefit or profit


  1. profitabilitynoun

    The quality or state of being profitable.

  2. profitabilitynoun

    The capacity to make a profit.

  3. Etymology: From profitable + -ity

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of profitability in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of profitability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of profitability in a Sentence

  1. Scott Kennedy:

    It seems that they are no longer focused on putting Huawei out of business or hurting their overall profitability, but restricting them in 5G, but can the administration really confirm that ? And then do they have a longer term strategy to achieve this ?

  2. Robert Thomson:

    The collective cuts in bonuses and other cost initiatives will have a positive impact on profitability and our cash position.

  3. Jacques Peythieu:

    What's important for us is profitability.

  4. Alex Castelli:

    Ultimately, the success of both the Lyft and Uber IPOs will be judged based on post-IPO performance and how these companies can sustain their growth while moving toward profitability and lowering their cash burn.

  5. John Linder:

    It would be very detrimental to the profitability of corn to lose these markets.

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