Definition of 'unprofitable'
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But then they become unprofitable because you are doing too much. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We should let irresponsible and unprofitable businesses fail. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Politicians forced it to fly unprofitable domestic routes to remote constituencies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If it becomes unprofitable for print, then obviously we will stop. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The group has been closing unprofitable stores, selling assets and cutting expenditure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Until now, banks have attempted to balance the books by exiting unprofitable businesses and keeping a tight lid on costs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another day, another long-distance rail franchise becomes unprofitable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is no point in saying to yourself, "This is an unprofitable business and should be sold. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)America has made some of its products that go into personal care there uncompetitive against local producers; and the company has withdrawn from some unprofitable businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The mid-cap Czech coal miner promised to close or sell some unprofitable businesses after unveiling a second straight record quarterly loss. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Pru will also say it is to withdraw from writing unprofitable business in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. unprofitable is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'unprofitable'
British English: unprofitable ADJECTIVE
An industry, company, or product that is unprofitable does not make any profit or does not make enough profit.
...unprofitable, badly-run industries.
Definition of unprofitable from the Collins English Dictionary
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