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"lucrative" in British English

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lucrativeadjective

uk   /ˈluː.krə.tɪv/ us   /ˈluː.krə.t̬ɪv/
C2 (especially of a business, job, or activity) producing a lot of money: The merger proved to be very lucrative for both companies.

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lucratively
adverb uk   /ˈluː.krə.tɪv.li/ us   /ˈluː.krə.t̬ɪv.li/
lucrativeness
noun [U] uk   /ˈluː.krə.tɪv.nəs/ us   /ˈluː.krə.t̬ɪv.nəs/
(Definition of lucrative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lucrativeadjective

us   /ˈlu·krə·t̬ɪv/
producing much money or making a large profit: The owner and general manager offered the player a lucrative lifetime contract.
(Definition of lucrative from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"lucrative" in Business English

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lucrativeadjective

uk   /ˈluːkrətɪv/ us  
earning or producing a lot of money: He gave up a lucrative career as a lawyer to look after his kids. The contest for this potentially lucrative market has been intense.extremely/highly/very lucrative This business is highly lucrative. a lucrative business/contract/deal
lucratively
adverb /ˈluːkrətɪvli/ /-ṱɪv-/
She juggles motherhood with a lucratively successful career.
(Definition of lucrative from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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