profits warning

profits warning
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n BrE technical
an occasion when a company announces that its profit for a particular period of time will be less than expected

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  • Violent profits — Violent Vi o*lent, a. [F., from L. violentus, from vis strength, force; probably akin to Gr. ? a muscle, strength.] 1. Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • profit warning — An announcement by a company that its future profits will be significantly lower than previously announced or forecast …   Accounting dictionary

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