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Definition of Lucrative


  1. Yielding lucre; gainful; profitable; making increase of money or goods; as, a lucrative business or office.
  2. Greedy of gain.

Lucrative Quotations

Space exploration promised us alien life, lucrative planetary mining, and fabulous lunar colonies. News flash, ladies and gents: Space is nearly empty. It's a sterile vacuum, filled mostly with the junk we put up there.
Graham Hawkes

To establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to Nations, would be to take from such Government the most lucrative of its branches.
Thomas Paine

Nothing is written in stone. So don't prepare yourself for a long and lucrative career. You might die tomorrow. Your gold holdings might become dust. Just make the music you want to make now and enjoy it.
Yoko Ono

My most lucrative job in college was a stint as the regional Dodge Girl.
Jessica Savitch

I don't stay in one discipline because it's more lucrative than another. In fact, the most successful thing I ever did was 'Just Kids,' for which I had absolutely no expectations.
Patti Smith
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Lucrative Translations

lucrative in Latin is pecuniosus
lucrative in Spanish is lucrativo
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