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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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non-profitˌnon-ˈprofit (also non-profitmaking British English, not-for-profit especially American English) adjective  BPROFITa non-profit organization uses the money it earns to help people instead of making a profit a non-profit educational institution
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non-profitNetscape Navigator is free to students, colleges and non-profit agencies.It will operate them on a non-profit basis.Private land trusts, not to be confused with state trust land, are non-profit groups dedicated to preserving open space.The Center for International Exhibitions would have non-profit Kunsthalles without permanent collections in those cities.The same logic is true for non-profit making organisations like government agencies or local government authorities.Private money is less important, but still significant for some areas of voluntary non-profit social service.
From Longman Business Dictionarynon-profitˌnon-ˈprofit (also non profit-making British English) adjective [only before a noun]FINANCE a non-profit organization is one with aims that are not related to business or making a profit. These organizations usually work in education, health etc SYN not-for-profit AmEa non-profit low-income-housing organizationnonprofit noun [countable usually plural]grants for Asian nonprofits
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