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English Dictionary: profitably by the DICT Development Group
2 results for profitably
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. in a productive way; "they worked together productively for two years"
    Synonym(s): productively, fruitfully, profitably
    Antonym(s): fruitlessly, unproductively, unprofitably
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Profitable \Prof"it*a*ble\, a. [F. profitable.]
      Yielding or bringing profit or gain; gainful; lucrative;
      useful; helpful; advantageous; beneficial; as, a profitable
      trade; profitable business; a profitable study or profession.
               What was so profitable to the empire became fatal to
               the emperor.                                          --Arbuthnot.
      -- {Prof"it*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Prof"it*a*bly}, adv.
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