gainful Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “gainful” in the English Dictionary

"gainful" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈɡeɪn.fəl/ formal
providingmoney or something ​else that is ​useful: Many ​graduatestell of ​monthsspent in ​search of gainful employment.
adverb uk   us   /-i/
His ​estatecontinues to ​keeplawyers gainfully employedeven seven ​years after his ​death.
(Definition of gainful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gainful" in Business English

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gainfuladjective [only before noun]

uk   us   /ˈɡeɪnfəl/
providing something useful such as ​money or ​work: The ​state is making great ​efforts to ​guideformerwelfarerecipients into gainful ​employment.
As those of you who are gainfully ​employed will know, getting a new ​job can be a ​full-timejob in itself.
(Definition of gainful from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gainful”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有报酬的, 有收益的, 有利可图的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有報酬的, 有收益的, 有利可圖的…
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