The definition of lucrative is something that can lead to a lot of profit or wealth or that has led to a great deal of profit or wealth.(adjective)
An example of lucrative was the invention of Facebook.
See lucrative in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME lucratif < L lucrativus < pp. of lucrari, to gain < lucrum: see lucre
See lucrative in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English lucratif
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin lucrātīvus
Origin: , from lucrātus
Origin: , past participle of lucrārī, to profit
Origin: , from lucrum, profit; see lau- in Indo-European roots.
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