profit sharing


profit sharing
noun
a system in which employees receive a share of the net profits of the business (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑share, ↑portion, ↑part, ↑percentage

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noun
: a system or process under which employees receive a part of the profits of an industrial or commercial enterprise

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profitsharing, adj.
the sharing of profits, as between employer and employee, esp. in such a way that the employee receives, in addition to wages, a share in the profits of the business.
[1880-85]

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profit sharing,
the sharing of profits between employer and employees.
prof´it-shar´ing, adjective.

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noun [noncount]
: a system in which employees receive a part of the company's profits

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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