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remunerative

[ ri-myoo-ner-uh-tiv, -nuh-rey-tiv ]
/ rɪˈmyu nər ə tɪv, -nəˌreɪ tɪv /
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adjective

affording remuneration; profitable: remunerative work.

RELATED WORDS

advantageous, beneficial, gainful, lucrative, profitable, useful

Nearby words

remsen, remuda, remuera tractor, remunerate, remuneration, remunerative, remus, remy martin, ren, rena, renaissance
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
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British Dictionary definitions for remunerative

remunerative

/ (rɪˈmjuːnərətɪv) /

adjective

earning money or rewards; paying
Derived Formsremuneratively, adverbremunerativeness, noun
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Word Origin and History for remunerative

remunerative


adj.

1620s, "inclined to remunerate," from remunerate + -ive. From 1670s as "rewarding;" 1859 as "profitable." Related: Remuneratively; remunerativeness.

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