nonprofit


nonprofit
/non prof"it/, adj.
1. not established for the purpose of making a profit; not entered into for money: a nonprofit institution.
n.
2. a nonprofit organization, institution, corporation, or other entity.
[1900-05; NON- + PROFIT]

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