Definition of 'lucrative'
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What has been your most lucrative work? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Punishment can be a lucrative business. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Those with assets also benefit from a lucrative industry devoted to shielding them from tax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is the most lucrative work you have done? Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are no personal bonuses for pulling in a big deal or winning lucrative litigation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Over the years it has been the most lucrative business for me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These should include that this is a very lucrative industry because the bookmaker invariably wins. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What has been your most lucrative work and did you use the money to buy anything special? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many other theatres devoted similar periods of time to such lucrative business. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)Age defiance is a staggeringly lucrative industry. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What has been your most lucrative work? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a lucrative business for gangs. The Sun (2013)Can you expect lucrative freelance work on the side? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)And many people are finding they can launch lucrative businesses stitching gifts from home. The Sun (2013)What has been your most lucrative work and did you buy anything special with the money? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It would have been much more of a strain if the pair had not been in lucrative jobs. The Sun (2008)Family law has become a lucrative legal industry with a single victory in court capable of transforming fortunes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How many young islanders would choose the tough life of a sheep farmer over more lucrative jobs in the oil industry? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hollywood producers have lodged lucrative film deals with his family and offered to pay for lawyers if he gives himself up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a lucrative dyslexia industry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How can the world possibly let him get on with his lucrative job when he refuses to admit he has done anything wrong? The Sun (2014)So we are unwilling to walk away from a lucrative business deal that isn't entirely honest. Christianity Today (2000)In theory, people will leave areas of unemployment and low wages to go to the areas where lucrative jobs are available. Migrants in Modern France: Population Mobility in the Later Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (1989)Insiders last night claimed she was furious that her co-host had been offered lucrative high-profile jobs. The Sun (2009)The City manager is expected to sign a lucrative deal this summer, but has yet to open talks with the club. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'lucrative'
British English: lucrative /ˈluːkrətɪv/ ADJECTIVE
A lucrative business or activity earns you a lot of money.
...his lucrative career as a filmmaker.
- American English: lucrative
- Arabic: مُرْبِحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lucrativo
- Chinese: 有利的
- Croatian: unosan
- Czech: výnosný
- Danish: indbringende
- Dutch: lucratief
- European Spanish: lucrativo
- Finnish: tuottoisa
- French: lucratif
- German: lukrativ
- Greek: επικερδής
- Italian: vantaggioso
- Japanese: 儲かる
- Korean: 수지 맞는
- Norwegian: lukrativ
- Polish: lukratywny
- European Portuguese: lucrativo
- Romanian: lucrativ
- Russian: прибыльный
- Spanish: lucrativo
- Swedish: lönsam
- Thai: มีกำไรงาม
- Turkish: kazançlı
- Ukrainian: прибутковий
- Vietnamese: sinh lợi
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