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profit verb definition in Running a business topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

profit

 verb: Running a business topic
[intransitive, transitive] (formal) to get something useful from a situation; to be useful to somebody or give them an advantage profit (from something) Farmers are profiting from the new legislation. profit (by something) We tried to profit by our mistakes (= learn from them). profit something Many local people believe the development will profit them.

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