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gain·ful

 (gān′fəl)
adj.
Providing a gain; profitable: gainful employment.

gain′ful·ly adv.
gain′ful·ness n.
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Adv.1.gainfully - in a gainful way; "are you gainfully employed now?"
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gainfully

[ˈgeɪnfʊlɪ] ADV to be gainfully employedtener un trabajo retribuido or remunerado
there was nothing that could gainfully be saidno podía decirse nada que pudiera ser de utilidad
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gainfully

[ˈgeɪnfʊli] adv
to be gainfully employed → avoir un emploi rémunéré
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gainfully

adv spend timenutzbringend; gainfully employederwerbstätig; there was nothing that could gainfully be saidman konnte nichts sagen, was noch etwas genutzt hätte
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gainfully

[ˈgeɪnfəlɪ] adv to be gainfully employedavere un lavoro retribuito
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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