lucrative UK US /ˈluːkrətɪv/ adjective
earning or producing a lot of money: »

He gave up a lucrative career as a lawyer to look after his kids.


The contest for this potentially lucrative market has been intense.

extremely/highly/very lucrative »

This business is highly lucrative.


a lucrative business/contract/deal

lucratively /ˈluːkrətɪvli/ US  /-ṱɪv-/ adverb

She juggles motherhood with a lucratively successful career.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Lucratively — Lu cra*tive*ly, adv. In a lucrative manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lucratively — lucrative ► ADJECTIVE ▪ profitable. DERIVATIVES lucratively adverb. ORIGIN Latin lucrativus, from lucrari to gain …   English terms dictionary

  • lucratively — adverb see lucrative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lucratively — adverb In a lucrative manner, profitably …   Wiktionary

  • lucratively — adv. in a profitable manner, gainfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lucratively — lu·cra·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • lucratively — adv profitably, gainfully, remuneratively, productively, advantageously ≠ unprofitably …   Useful english dictionary

  • lucrative — lucratively, adv. lucrativeness, n. /looh kreuh tiv/, adj. profitable; moneymaking; remunerative: a lucrative business. [1375 1425; late ME lucratif ( < MF) < L lucrativus gainful, equiv. to lucrat(us) (ptp. of lucrari to make a profit, gain by… …   Universalium

  • lucrative — lu‧cra‧tive [ˈluːkrətɪv] adjective an activity, project, job etc that is lucrative makes a lot of money: • a lucrative contract to promote a new leisure centre • The change in bonus payments would be especially lucrative for top executives. * * * …   Financial and business terms

  • lucrative — adjective Etymology: Middle English lucratif, from Middle French, from Latin lucrativus, from lucratus, past participle of lucrari to gain, from lucrum Date: 15th century producing wealth ; profitable • lucratively adverb • lucrativeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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