LUCRATIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LUCRATIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
lucrative
 a.  profitable; producing good profit
Classic Sentence:
1  But Mr. Bumble was cunning enough; and he at once saw that an opportunity was opened, for the lucrative disposal of some secret in the possession of his better half.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  One of our most lucrative means of laying out money is in the shape of loans, where the security is unimpeachable.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
3  It would be long indeed ere you would find so lucrative a post as that you have now the good fortune to fill.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
4  It was one of those snug, lucrative berths of which there are so many more nowadays than there used to be, with incomes ranging from one thousand to fifty thousand roubles.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 17
5  Easy, pleasant, lucrative home-work for wives: asking people to define their jobs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
6  They were always in a condition to lend a force proportioned and suitable to all crimes which demanded a lift of the shoulder, and which were sufficiently lucrative.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—COMPOSITION OF THE TROUPE
Example Sentence:
1  The government's selection also determines which nuclear-design companies will win lucrative contracts to build the plants.
2  Illegal logging is a lucrative business that enriches many of the country's most entrenched interests including the army and influential politicians.
3  As Apple embraces streaming, the worry for artists is that comparatively lucrative download sales will make way for parsimonious streaming payouts.
4  A dwindling fan base in turn jeopardises the lucrative sponsorships that drive revenue.
5  He decided to turn his hobby into a lucrative sideline.
6  The practice is not a very lucrative one at the moment, but if it is worked up It'should prove quite profitable.