Profit

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

16th-century borrowing from German Low German profit, borrowed in turn around 1400 from Lower Rhine Middle Dutch profijt, from Old French profit, porfit (advantage, profit, benefit), from Latin prōfectus (progress, growth, knowledge), from prōficiō (to advance).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /pʁoˈfiːt/, /pʁoˈfɪt/

Noun[edit]

Profit m (genitive Profites, plural Profite, diminutive Profitchen n)

  1. profit

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