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- adv. In a profitable manner, in a way that achieves profit or gain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a profitable manner; with gain; gainfully; usefully; advantageously.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a productive way
It would seem obvious, therefore, that industrial firms and utilities have a responsibility to ensure that their ability to produce goods and services profitably is not impaired by either their own ignorance of Government objectives, or by Government's misunderstanding of business objectives.
Well, notice that government was not trying to get a man to the moon profitably, which is more akin to the challenge here.
Titanic's makers used the idea profitably, only they bumped off poor boy instead.
'profitably' … because tax dollars only stretch do far.
Thanks to copyright protection the film industry could profitably distribute its product to theaters around the country.
In the primitive trading days he had been a power over his people, and he had dealt profitably with the white trading companies.
One can still profitably turn to a classic account such as James Henry Breasted's "A History of Egypt" 1905.
In addition to the long-standing debate over the environmental impacts of drilling, public officials now are raising questions about whether some companies have accurately represented the amount of gas they can profitably produce.
But torrid competition from Asia has pushed up prices for raw timber, leaving Hampton's mill surrounded by trees it can't profitably mill and sell to the struggling U.S. housing industry.
Despite the latest measures, Shiga also stressed that the strong yen is having a negative impact on the industry and warned of the "hollowing out" of Japan's auto manufacturing as the strong currency makes it hard to export vehicles profitably from Japan.
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