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ˈlu krə tɪvlu·cra·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lucrative, moneymaking, remunerativeadjective

    producing a sizeable profit

    "a remunerative business"

Wiktionary

  1. lucrativeadjective

    producing a surplus; profitable

    Etymology: From lucratif, from lucrativus, from lucratus, past participle of lucrari, from lucrum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lucrativeadjective

    yielding lucre; gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as, a lucrative business or office

    Etymology: [L. lucrativus, fr. lucrari to gain, fr. lucrum gain: cf. F. lucratif. See Lucre.]

  2. Lucrativeadjective

    greedy of gain

    Etymology: [L. lucrativus, fr. lucrari to gain, fr. lucrum gain: cf. F. lucratif. See Lucre.]

Anagrams for lucrative »

  1. revictual, victualer

  2. Revictual

  3. Victualer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucrative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lucrative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of lucrative in a Sentence

  1. Yuji Nishiyama:

    Uncertainty about nuclear operations makes management more cautious in its decision-making and therefore the speed of dividend restoration could be slowed, and they may feel the need to have more equity to cope with black swan events, resulting in potential capital raising and less lucrative shareholder returns.

  2. Captain Keith Colburn:

    Guys, especially on the Bering Sea, are used to working with just guys… I think more than anything it was more of a distraction for them more than anything. thing is, I make almost all of my money from fishing not from TV... It’s a lucrative job if you own the boat.

  3. Dave Jevans:

    The 150% increase in crypto theft and fraud reflects how criminals are adapting for bigger and better scores, criminals chase money and the money is right here and ripe for the taking. Little attacks are often easy to defend against, but targeted attacks are far more lucrative.

  4. Soner Cagaptay:

    I think, though, the bigger driver...(is that) Erdogan has realized that the U.S. will not help him in Syria against the YPG, and Putin will, in return, Putin has lured Turkey into lucrative deals and bargains, many of which undermine Turkey's pro-Western orientation, the S-400 purchase being a case in point.

  5. Emily Knudsen:

    At the end of the day adoption is a lucrative business, it is sad that people have corrupted the adoption world and made it all about themselves.

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