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pro fi tuh bi li tee

  • n  the quality of affording gain or benefit or profit

  • Of course, bringing the company to profitability in record time and generating more than $6 billion in revenue in 2005 probably didn't hurt either.
  • In his quest to improve on Toyota's enviable growth and profitability, Watanabe, 62, leans on an extraordinary track record of personal success.
  • As the profitability and size of Indian casinos have grown, so has friction between the gaming ventures and surrounding communities.
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  • Julia Gillard in AFP
    She said the aim was to "wreck the people-smuggling trade by removing the incentive for boats to leave their port of origin in the first place; to remove both the profitability of the trade and the danger of the voyage".
  • Stephen Green in New York Times
    The first half of 2008 saw the most difficult financial markets for several decades, marked by significant declines in profitability throughout much of our industry,HSBC's chairman, Stephen Green, said in a statement. "The outlook for the...
  • Willie Walsh in New York Times
    Returning the business to profitability requires permanent change across the company, and it's disappointing that our cabin crew union fails to recognize that,Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways, said in a statement....

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