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Not seeking or producing a profit or profits: a nonprofit organization.
An organization, such as a charity, that does not seek or produce a profit: donated money to local nonprofits.
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(Commerce) another word for non-profit-making
(Commerce) an organization that is not intended to make a profit
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(nɒnˈprɒf ɪt)

1. not established for the purpose of making a profit.
2. a nonprofit organization.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonprofit - an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
organization, organisation - the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
Adj.1.nonprofit - not commercially motivated
noncommercial - not connected with or engaged in commercial enterprises
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nonprofit, non-profit

adj sin ánimo de lucro, sin fines de lucro
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