gainful UK US /ˈɡeɪnfəl/ adjective [only before noun]
providing something useful such as money or work: »

The state is making great efforts to guide former welfare recipients into gainful employment.

gainfully adverb

As those of you who are gainfully employed will know, getting a new job can be a full-time job in itself.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • gainfully — gainful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ serving to increase wealth or resources. DERIVATIVES gainfully adverb gainfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • gainfully — adverb in a gainful way are you gainfully employed now? • Derived from adjective: ↑gainful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gainfully — Gainful Gain ful, a. Profitable; advantageous; lucrative. A gainful speculation. Macaulay. {Gain ful*ly}, adv. {Gain ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gainfully — adverb see gainful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gainfully — See gainful. * * * …   Universalium

  • gainfully — adverb In a gainful manner; profitably …   Wiktionary

  • gainfully — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. productively, profitably, for money; see profitably …   English dictionary for students

  • gainfully — adv. profitably, in a lucrative manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gainfully — gain·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • gainfully — See: gainful …   English dictionary

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