[ loo-kruh-tiv ]
/ ˈlu krə tɪv /
profitable; moneymaking; remunerative: a lucrative business.
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Origin of lucrative
OTHER WORDS FROM lucrative
lu·cra·tive·ly, adverblu·cra·tive·ness, nounnon·lu·cra·tive, adjectivenon·lu·cra·tive·ly, adverb
non·lu·cra·tive·ness, nounun·lu·cra·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for non-lucrative
In spite of his non-lucrative practice, Dr. Birnie evidently had a balance at his banker's.Rogues and Vagabonds|George R. Sims
British Dictionary definitions for non-lucrative
/ (ˈluːkrətɪv) /
producing a profit; profitable; remunerative
Derived forms of lucrativelucratively, adverblucrativeness, noun
Word Origin for lucrative
C15: from Old French lucratif; see lucre
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