money-making


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money-making

adjective profitable, successful, lucrative, gainful, paying, thriving, remunerative They are trying to attract money-making movies back to Britain.
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money-making

[ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkɪŋ]
A. ADJ [business etc] → rentable
B. Nganancia f, lucro m
References in classic literature ?
Now money-making, as we say, being twofold, it may be applied to two purposes, the service of the house or retail trade; of which the first is necessary and commendable, the other justly censurable; for it has not its origin in [1258b] nature, but by it men gain from each other; for usury is most reasonably detested, as it is increasing our fortune by money itself, and not employing it for the purpose it was originally intended, namely exchange.
Whence of all forms of money-making it is most against nature.
Hereby perhaps Stubb indirectly hinted, that though man loved his fellow, yet man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence.
I am tired of cities and money-making. I want a change."
"You're terribly keen on money-making for an old 'un," he remarked, after a somewhat lengthy pause.
Though it was supposed to be proper for them to have an occupation, the crude fact of money-making was still regarded as derogatory, and the law, being a profession, was accounted a more gentlemanly pursuit than business.
Having died insolvent, it had been purchased, at a bargain, by Legree, who used it, as he did everything else, merely as an implement for money-making. The place had that ragged, forlorn appearance, which is always produced by the evidence that the care of the former owner has been left to go to utter decay.
A gentleman in all his relations and under all circumstances, even his cold scientific abstraction was provocative; rich men envied his lofty ignorance of the smaller details of money-making, even while they mistrusted his judgment.
The first time I ever heard anything of that sort from her.) 'You'd soon have thrown up all this rowdyism that you indulge in now, and you'd have settled down to quiet, steady money-making, because you have little education; and here you'd have stayed just like your father before you.
They are geared towards greed and money-making and should not be in a family paper but on social media pages.
'Mariin nating kinokondena ang LTFRB sa mga panloloko, panlilinlang, misrepresentation na ginagawa dito sa pagpapatupad ng PUV modernization program na para sa amin ay isa lang big business, money-making venture ng gobyerno (We condemn the LTFRB for its misrepresentation and deceit in implementing the PUV modernization program, which, to us, is just a money-making venture of the government),' Piston president George Mateo told reporters.
The ritual victim's head was reportedly severed and burnt in the pot to make money-making charms.