Etymology
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lucrative (adj.)

"yielding gain, highly profitable," early 15c., from Old French lucratif "profitable" and directly from Latin lucrativus "gainful, profitable," from lucratus, past participle of lucrari "to gain, win, acquire," from lucrum "gain, profit" (see lucre). Related: Lucratively; lucrativeness.

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Definitions of lucrative

lucrative (adj.)
producing a sizeable profit;
Synonyms: moneymaking / remunerative
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