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Acquisition of money or other wealth.
1. Engaged or successful in acquiring wealth.
2. Actually or potentially profitable: a moneymaking business proposition.

mon′ey·mak′er n.
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1. (Banking & Finance) a person who is intent on accumulating money
2. a person or thing that is or might be profitable
ˈmoneyˌmaking adj, n
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(ˈmʌn iˌmeɪ kər)

1. a person who is successful at making large amounts of money.
2. something that yields a large pecuniary profit.
mon′ey•mak`ing, adj., n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moneymaker - someone who is successful in accumulating wealthmoneymaker - someone who is successful in accumulating wealth
capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
moneygrubber - someone whose main interest in life is moneymaking
2.moneymaker - a project that generates a continuous flow of moneymoneymaker - a project that generates a continuous flow of money
project, projection - a planned undertaking
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[ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkəʳ] Nfuente f de ganancias
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[ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkəʳ] n (Brit) (fam) (business) → affare m d'oro
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Actress Brie Larson, who is known for being vocal about giving opportunities to women and minorities, recently shared the spotlight with her 'Captain Marvel' stunt doubles and fight coaches, Renae Moneymaker and Joanna Bennett, after winning the 'best fight' popcorn trophy at the MTV Movie and TV Awards held recently in California.
Em plantios de nogueira-peca, localizados no municipio de Anta Gorda, Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (RS), no mes de maio de 2012, em 25 arvores matrizes de cada cultivar ('Barton', 'Imperial', 'Importada', 'Mahan', 'Moneymaker' e 'Melhorada'), foi coletado 1kg de frutos de cada arvore matriz, totalizando 25kg de frutos por cultivar.
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The San Francisco Chronicle dubbed the Lovemakers "Oakland's next big thing," so you'd better get down to John Henry's on Sunday and shake your moneymaker to the band's brand of rock 'n' roll before it gets too big for the venue.