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Providing a gain; profitable: gainful employment.

gain′ful·ly adv.
gain′ful·ness n.
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Noun1.gainfulness - the quality of affording gain or benefit or profitgainfulness - the quality of affording gain or benefit or profit
gain, profit - the advantageous quality of being beneficial
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In sheep dairy production systems, milk yield, fertility and healthiness are some of the most momentous economic traits affecting the gainfulness (Kucuk and Eyduran, 2010).
Only when allowing for all traceability data, enhancing the employment of sensors and actuators in producing and collecting all information, the continuously emerging conditions can be carried out without overlooking gainfulness.
High technology and goods, first-rate individuals, and outstanding governance and leadership do not determine sustainable gainfulness if the business model arrangement is not accurately adjusted to the competitive setting.