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Word: lucrative

Definition: profitable; producing wealth


Sentences Containing 'lucrative'

According to a "San Diego Union-Tribune" article: Concept is part of a growing trend in the lucrative online dating market – harnessing the power of friends.
Although the breakup did not prove lucrative for either artist, Robison continued to record for decades to come.
As Gold Coast struggled with injuries leading up to their game against Melbourne Heart in February 2012 it was revealed Salley had defected, signing a lucrative contract with a Chinese Super League team.
As the Championship play-off winner gains promotion to the Premier League, it is the most lucrative single game in world football.
But the stealing of horses in one State, and selling them in another, was but a small portion of their business; the most lucrative was the enticing slaves to run away from their masters, that they might sell them in another quarter.
Campbell convinces Burrell to leave office quietly by promising him a lucrative replacement position.
For during his stay, he had kept an eye out for lucrative colonial enterprises in which he might wish to acquire an interest for himself and his family.
From the year 2002, DSQ's market presence diminished when its lucrative operations and client service contract agreements were sold to a privately held company.
He also enjoyed a lucrative arrangement with the Gas Light and Coke Company, designing appliance showrooms in the Art Deco Streamline Moderne style.
He also received many other marks of the king's favour, including the grant in 1633 of a lucrative patent for making gold and silver money in the Tower.
He invested in the Guinea Company and the Asiento Company, two lucrative overseas franchises.
He later reneged on his statement and signed a lucrative contract with Don King Productions.
He still appointed some Whigs to minor offices and some Know Nothings to lucrative posts.
He studied engineering at Wycliffe College before emigrating to British Columbia in 1894, where he became involved in the lucrative lumber business.
However, the NHL's other goal of immediately securing a lucrative TV contract in the U.S. similar to MLB and the NFL never fully materialized until decades later.
In 1805, the Gottlund family settled in Juva, in the Finnish province of Savonia, where Gottlund's father had landed to a financially lucrative job as a vicar.
In 1837 the constables’ annual pay was fixed at £75 per annum, a lucrative city position when compared to the mayor’s annual pay of £250 at the time.
In 1855, Herzen published Kavelin's celebrated proposal for the emancipation of serfs, which cost him the lucrative position of tsesarevich's tutor.
In 1938, the circus made Frank Buck a lucrative offer to tour as their star attraction and to enter the show astride an elephant.
In 1970, the newly independent government of Nauru purchased the mining rights to the islands lucrative phosphate mines from their previous colonial ruler, Australia, for A$21 million.
In accepting this position in the NCAA, Austin turned down a very lucrative contract that the Riders had offered to return to his alma mater.
In addition, the league hoped that the expansion would result in a lucrative TV contract in the United States.
In other words, coal extracted at Monkland now found a lucrative market in Glasgow.
It may be that through goods from remote parts of the L system was lucrative, but permitting the B access to that network was the thin end of a wedge.
It was at this course that she was inspired to give up her lucrative law career and enter Federal politics.
It was presumed that the complaints were from disgruntled merchants who were bitter at being cut out of the lucrative Modoc trade.
It would be long indeed ere you would find so lucrative a post as that you have now the good fortune to fill.
Its lucrative fur trade and much of the economy was originally dominated by ethnic French families.
Like many South Australian players of the time, Hodgeman was lured to the more lucrative VFL at the peak of his career.
Lucrative contracts often go to political allies, relatives or friends of public officials.
Monroe was admitted to the Virginia bar in 1858 at the age of 41 and engaged in a lucrative law practice in Romney.
On 4 June 2011, he signed a lucrative contract with his former West Bank Premier League club Markaz Shabab Al-Am'ari . International career.
On the one hand, traditional gender socialization lends itself to less financially lucrative majors (those in the humanities, for example).
One of our most lucrative means of laying out money is in the shape of loans, where the security is unimpeachable.
One of the most important and lucrative industrial processes of the world to day is that of staining and dyeing.
She gained widespread international attention during her reign and received several lucrative modelling offers.
Some of these functions were highly lucrative, such as tax collecting, since the collector collected much more than he owed the government, but for the most part functionaries were appointed for their wealth and were expected to assume the costs as their "munus".
The company's comprehensive North American marketing organization was an attractive asset, and, in 1976, the Swedish office supply firm Esselte AB made a lucrative offer for Oxford Pendaflex.
The lucrative connection made it possible for Bernal to give up his job at Field's and return to school where he could pursue his dual dream of teaching and painting."
The lucrative customer list was transferred in exchange for a 10% commission paid to Sundman on sales made to people on the list. These funds allowed the debt to H.E. Harris Co.
The most spectacular and lucrative thefts occurred in a period between April 2003 and June 2006.
The office of Chief Noble of Holland an especially lucrative sincecure, although appointment was by the States.
The top six players in the world rankings after this tournament will seal automatic qualification for the lucrative event.
These monopolies were leased to merchants, and were accompanied by measures to control the lucrative smuggling and by other controls to prevent monopoly abuse.
They also had many prerequisites by tradition, such as the right to be appointed to certain lucrative posts and sinecures.
This left Hewat disillusioned and resulted in his decision to consider lucrative offers from oversees.
This meant the Vale missed out on a lucrative home tie with Premier League side Everton.
This relationship would expand into a very lucrative and expansive drug trafficking network, eventually covering 21 states throughout the United States.
This was the age of the "Shamateur", when cricketers were given lucrative posts so that they would qualify for amateur status and captaincy of their county and country.
Worth £20,000 for the winner and £1,000 for each of the five shortlisted authors, it was the most lucrative fiction prize in Britain at the time.

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