1. profit margin the ratio gross profits divided by net sales
  2. profit sharing a system in which employees receive a share of the net profits of the business
  3. provitamin vitamin precursor
  4. gross profit margin the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
  5. safety margin the margin required in order to insure safety
  6. gross margin the ratio gross profits divided by net sales
  7. provitamin A an orange isomer of an unsaturated hydrocarbon found in many plants; is converted into vitamin A in the liver
  8. pro-American supporting the United States and its policies
  9. profiteer someone who makes excessive revenues over outlays
  10. profit taker someone who sells stock shares at a profit
  11. Cypripedium reginae pale pink wild orchid of northeastern America having an inflated pouchlike lip
  12. provost marshal the supervisor of the military police
  13. profound situated at or extending to great depth
  14. profiterole a small hollow pastry that is typically filled with cream and covered with chocolate
  15. Pyrola americana evergreen of eastern North America with leathery leaves and numerous white flowers
  16. fata morgana a mirage in the Strait of Messina
  17. protest march occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license
  18. non-profit-making not commercially motivated
  19. power of attorney a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent
  20. narrow margin a small margin

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