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Definition of "profit-seeking" []

  • Attempting to make a profit or financial gains (adjective)

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Use "profit-seeking" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Kay's innovation is to pair this age-old paradox with a newer one, which he calls the "profit-seeking paradox" and sees in cases like Merck and GE."
  • "Stark argues for what he calls the "profit-seeking paradox" which he defines as "the best way to maximize profit is not to seek to maximize profit.""
  • "What Stark refers to as the profit-seeking paradox and the happiness paradox lie at the heart of the Rabbi's riddle, and of Eliot's admonition that in order to possess what we do not possess we must go by the way of dispossession."
  • "Stark argues for what he calls the "profit-seeking paradox" which he defines as "the best way to maximize profit is not to seek to maximize profit.""