[ ri-myoo-ner-uh-tiv, -nuh-rey-tiv ]
/ rɪˈmyu nər ə tɪv, -nəˌreɪ tɪv /
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affording remuneration; profitable: remunerative work.
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Sometimes re·mu·ner·a·to·ry [ri-myoo-ner-uh-tawr-ee, ‐tohr-ee] /rɪˈmyu nər əˌtɔr i, ‐ˌtoʊr i/ .
Origin of remunerative
First recorded in 1620–30; remunerate + -ive
OTHER WORDS FROM remunerative
re·mu·ner·a·tive·ly [ri-myoo-nuh-rey-tiv-lee, -ner-uh-tiv-], /rɪˈmyu nəˌreɪ tɪv li, -nər ə tɪv-/, adverbre·mu·ner·a·tive·ness, nounnon·re·mu·ner·a·tive, adjectivenon·re·mu·ner·a·tive·ly, adverb
un·re·mu·ner·a·tive, adjectiveun·re·mu·ner·a·tive·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for remunerative
/ (rɪˈmjuːnərətɪv) /
earning money or rewards; paying
Derived forms of remunerativeremuneratively, adverbremunerativeness, noun
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