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lucrative

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Business
lucrativelu‧cra‧tive /ˈluːkrətɪv/ ●○○ adjective  BPROFITa job or activity that is lucrative lets you earn a lot of money syn profitablelucrative business/market/contract etc He inherited a lucrative business from his father.
Examples from the Corpus
lucrativeOnly his progress to the second round of Wimbledon last year proved more lucrative.If form holds, the pros' tips will be intriguing, well-researched and potentially lucrative.Catering is a very lucrative business if you succeed in it.Massive spamming has turned what was an amusing annoyance into a lucrative business that profits by violating the pre-commercial Internet ethic.Financial services is a lucrative business when one actually succeeds in organising the finance, endowment policies, term policies and so on.a lucrative businessAn increase in consumer demand has made sports shoe retailing a lucrative business.Mr Moore had recently discovered how lucrative preventive dentistry could be, and Mrs Moore was dressed accordingly.At $ 40 million a year, the printer advertising account is considered a lucrative prize and is being hotly contested.Sam's journalistic work was much more lucrative than his painting had ever been.Johnston said the contract was exploitative and restrictive, with the financial arrangements much less lucrative than she'd expected.Transferred from Barcelona to Naples, Maradona signed a highly lucrative three-year contract.There is still an illegal but lucrative trade in ivory between Africa and South-East Asia.lucrative business/market/contract etcThe lobbies of Baghdad's five-star hotels are packed with businessmen fighting over lucrative contracts.They had received some excellent, lucrative contracts.They were chuffed when one of the majors offered her the lucrative contract.Consequently, Iridium will need to rely on more lucrative business customers than it had envisioned.It wants the money spent on public infrastructure, providing lucrative contracts for business.Instead, he appears to have transferred operations to Bosnia for the much more lucrative business of war.Massive spamming has turned what was an amusing annoyance into a lucrative business that profits by violating the pre-commercial Internet ethic.Financial services is a lucrative business when one actually succeeds in organising the finance, endowment policies, term policies and so on.
From Longman Business Dictionarylucrativelu‧cra‧tive /ˈluːkrətɪv/ adjective an activity, project, job etc that is lucrative makes a lot of moneyalucrative contract to promote a new leisure centreThe change in bonus payments would be especially lucrative for top executives.
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