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OTHER WORDS FROM gainfulgain·ful·ly, adverbgain·ful·ness, nounun·gain·ful, adjectiveun·gain·ful·ly, adverb
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How to use gainful in a sentence
He went to business school at the University of Chicago, spent 19 years working in finance and then gave up gainful employment to work for Humanitarian China, which he co-founded in 2007 to provide aid to families of political prisoners in China.
College gives way to the greater demands of grad school, gainful employment, and career planning.
Gainful corporations have no such power unless it has been granted by their charter or by statute.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The proportion of the population engaged in gainful occupation at the present time is significant.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
For hospitals are not engaged in a gainful pursuit, regardless of all humanitarian considerations.Making Both Ends Meet|Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
These convicts were transported by private shippers, and then sold into the colony; and thus it became a gainful enterprise.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1|George W. Williams
Roughly speaking, Great Britain has twenty million persons in gainful pursuits.Mobilizing Woman-Power|Harriot Stanton Blatch