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Definition of Profitable

Profitable

  1. Yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative; useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial; as, a profitable trade; profitable business; a profitable study or profession.

Profitable Quotations

This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it.
Henry Hudson

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.
Thomas More

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Plato

The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks.
Mikhail Bakunin

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
Edward R. Murrow
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Profitable Translations

profitable in German is vorteilhaft, nutzbringend, witschaftlich
profitable in Italian is lucrativo, lucroso
profitable in Latin is facundia, quaestuosus questuosus, lucrosus
profitable in Spanish is aprovechable, fructuoso, ganancioso
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