Definition of profit margin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

profit margin

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
(also margin)(business) Cost and payment, Running a business
 
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the difference between the cost of buying or producing something and the price that it is sold for to increase/reduce the profit margin a profit margin of 20% See related entries: Cost and payment, Running a business
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: profit margin