Lucrative
[ loo-kruh-tiv ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English; Latin from Latin lucrativus, from lucrat- ‘gained’, from the verb lucrari, from lucrum (see lucre)
Synonyms
  • advantageous
  • fruitful
  • profitable
Antonyms
  • unprofitable
Definition
profitable; moneymaking; remunerative
Example
Albeit new, the lucrative business was thriving.
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