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lucrativeadjective

 us   /ˈlu·krə·t̬ɪv/
producing much ​money or making a ​largeprofit: The ​owner and ​generalmanageroffered the ​player a lucrative ​lifetimecontract.
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lucrativeadjective

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

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lucratively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
lucrativeness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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lucrativeadjective

uk   us   /ˈluːkrətɪv/
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/  us /-ṱɪv-/
She ​juggles motherhood with a lucratively ​successfulcareer.
(Definition of lucrative from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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