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profit

the amount by which income exceeds expenditure.

profit sharing
profit sharing between a professional and a lay person is illegal in most countries because it is considered to be improper for a nonveterinarian to have any authority over the quality and style of the work of a professional person.
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To illustrate an empty core in the simplest terms, suppose that a given industry's cost structure and demand are such that if there are two firms in the industry they will earn above normal profits but that entry by a third firm will result in profits below normal.
In the static model world in which goods are given, normal profits need cover no more than opportunity cost, but little in the way of risk costs.
Under this view, franchises will be sold so that their prices will be competitive and leave franchisees with a normal profit.
A fair return is designed to ensure only normal profit for an efficient organization.
The move allowed them to cut normal profit margins.
But to an economist, there is accounting profit, economic profit here, normal profit there--a profit profit here and a profit profit there--everywhere a profit profit.
They have not adjusted to anything like normal profit margins, as Phil Meyer notes in this issue (see "Learning to Love Lower Profits," page 40).
AT&T states categorically that they will hold users responsible for long distance charges, although some fraud victims have negotiated a payment scheduled less the normal profit the telco realizes on such service.
The White Paper distinguishes between normal profit intangibles and high-profit potential intangibles.
The fall and winter of 1983 saw most American industries, including supermarketing, beginning to move out of the recession and into a more normal profit position.
What we're seeing yesterday and today is normal profit taking," said Chahir Hosni, equity sales manager at EFG-Hermes Holding SAE in Dubai.
For example, military surplus guns that are available in volume from importers or distributors are generally marked up for a normal profit margin.