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gainful

adjective uk   /ˈɡeɪn.fəl/ formal us  
providing money or something else that is useful: Many graduates tell of months spent in search of gainful employment.
gainfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
His estate continues to keep lawyers gainfully employed even seven years after his death.
Translations of “gainful”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有報酬的, 有收益的, 有利可圖的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有报酬的, 有收益的, 有利可图的…
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