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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Yielding a fair profit.

Usage examples (38)
  • I am currently in gainful employment as a consultant on this project.
  • Two or three days a week seems to be as much as the Detroit worker feels necessary to be involved in gainful employment.
  • The Ready4Work division assists ex-offenders who have completed incarceration and wish to find long-term gainful employment in the local community.
  • If they're useless but keep large numbers of outreach workers in gainful employment - they'll love them, call for more, and work assiduously at propagating a myth of... for more
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