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"gainful" in British English

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gainfuladjective

uk   /ˈɡeɪn.fəl/ us   /ˈɡeɪn.fəl/ formal
gainfully
adverb uk   /ˈɡeɪn.fəl.i/ us   /ˈɡeɪn.fəl.i/
His estate continues to keep lawyers gainfully employed even 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   /ˈɡeɪnfəl/ us  
providing something useful such as money or work: The state is making great efforts to guide former welfare recipients into gainful employment.
gainfully
adverb
As those of you who are gainfully employed will know, getting a new job can be a full-time job 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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“gainful” in British English

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