profit-seeking

profit-seeking

adj
attempting to make a profit or financial gains
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profit-seeking

[ˈprɒfɪtˌsiːkɪŋ] ADJ [activity] → con fines lucrativos
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The rule, which had been in force after the financial crisis, had been restricting banks from involving themselves in risky profit-seeking trades.
Mr Marcus was told Facebook "doesn't deserve our trust" and "should be treated like the profit-seeking corporation that it is".
PUBLIC FUNDSYet giving public funds to a profit-seeking enterprise to provide a public good such as healthcare and education can be both controversial and challenging.Proponents claim PPPs leverage private investment through risk-sharing between the public and private sectors.
The group recalled the hype to justify water privatization during the time of former President Fidel Ramos where residents were promised 'that the private profit-seeking East and West Zone concessionaires would provide cheap, safe and secure water services.'
The book highlights the control of condo governance and the condo by commercial or profit-seeking agents, especially non-resident owners and those in law, real estate, insurance, real estate, and management firms.
According to the ministry's decision, a private profit-seeking enterprise shall not be considered a mixed enterprise and shall maintain an independent status within the scope of the definition set out in the preceding article, even if the percentage of equities or voting powers of investors is up to 50 percent.
The unified definition of SMEs is limited to autonomous private and profit-seeking enterprises and excludes ministries, public bodies and institutions, diplomatic bodies, public welfare institutions and establishments owned by public bodies and corporations and companies in which the state is a shareholder.
Profit-seeking in risky ventures may alienate banks and other sources of finance.
'Paying taxes' was the most improved indicator since last year, largely due to shortened times for profit-seeking enterprise tax certification and business tax refunds.
Climate change is the most overwhelming evidence against the free-market, profit-seeking, greedy and selfish 'individualism' promoted by right-wing ideologues.
The performance, which ran for three days, follows a profit-seeking merchant who must cross the fictional Yahi Desert to sell oil.