Definition of lucrative adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

lucrative

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈlukrət̮ɪv//
 
 
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producing a large amount of money; making a large profit a lucrative business/contract/market Had the plan worked it would have proved highly lucrative. Thesaurussuccessfulprofitable commercial lucrativeThese words all describe someone or something that is making or is likely to make money.successful making a lot of money, especially by being popular:The play was very successful on Broadway. The company has had another successful year.profitable making a profit:a highly profitable businesscommercial [only before noun] making or intended to make a profit:The movie was not a commercial success (= made no profit).lucrative (of business or work) producing or paying a large amount of money; making a large profit:They do a lot of business in lucrative overseas markets.Patterns a successful/profitable/lucrative business a successful/profitable/lucrative year
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