gain a profit

gain a profit
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English-Indonesian dictionary. 2013.

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  • gain — n 1: an increase in value, capital, or amount compare loss capital gain: a gain realized on the sale or exchange of a capital asset (as a stock or real estate) ca·su·al·ty gain: a gain realized by an insured because property insurance benefits… …   Law dictionary

  • Gain — Gain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gained} (g[=a]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gaining}.] [From gain, n. but. prob. influenced by F. gagner to earn, gain, OF. gaaignier to cultivate, OHG. weidin[=o]n, weidinen to pasture, hunt, fr. weida pasturage, G. weide,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gain — gain1 W2S2 [geın] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(get something)¦ 2¦(get gradually)¦ 3¦(advantage)¦ 4¦(increase)¦ 5 gain access/entry/admittance etc (to something) 6 gain an understanding/insight/impression etc 7 gain ground 8 gain time 9¦(clock)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • profit — 1. noun 1) the firm made a profit Syn: (financial) gain, return(s), yield, proceeds, earnings, winnings, surplus, excess; informal pay dirt, bottom line Ant: loss 2) we could gain no profit by continuing …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • profit-related pay — PRP 1) The situation in which the pay of employees is related to the profit made by the employer. The purpose is to increase motivation, commitment, and effort by the workforce by ensuring that all staff have a positive stake in the commercial… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • gain derived from capital — Not a growth or increment of value in the investment; but a gain, a profit, something of exchangeable value proceeding from the property, severed from the capital, however invested or employed, and coming in, being derived, that is, received or… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • profit-sharing scheme — A scheme by which employees share in the profits of a business, usually through some type of share ownership. See employee share ownership plan; employee share ownership trust; savings related share option scheme; share option See also gain… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • gain — [ gɛ̃ ] n. m. • XIIe; de gagner 1 ♦ Littér. Action de gagner. Le gain d une bataille. ⇒ succès, victoire. Le gain d un procès. Cour. Avoir, obtenir gain de cause. Absolt Chances égales de gain et de perte. 2 ♦ Ce qu on gagne; profit, bénéfice… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PROFIT — La difficulté, maintes fois soulignée, d’une définition du profit tient à trois types de raisons: en premier lieu, la non concordance du point de vue du comptable (généralement dominé par le souci fiscal) et de celui de l’économiste (préoccupé… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • profit — prof·it n 1: gain in excess of expenditures: as a: the excess of the selling price of goods over their cost b: net income from a business, investment, or capital appreciation compare earnings, loss …   Law dictionary

  • gain — gain1 [gān] n. [ME < OFr gaaigne < gaaignier: see GAIN1 the vt.] 1. an increase; addition; specif., a) [often pl.] an increase in wealth, earnings, etc.; profit; winnings b) an increase in advantage; advantage; improvement 2. the act of… …   English World dictionary

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