profitability noun

ADJ. high, low | greater | declining concerns about the declining profitability of the industry | overall | long-term, short-term

QUANT. level

VERB + PROFITABILITY achieve measures to achieve greater profitability | maintain | improve, increase | maximize | reduce

PHRASES a decline/fall in profitability, an increase in profitability, a return to profitability The firm is now showing signs of a return to profitability. > Note at PERCENT (for more verbs)