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mon·ey·mak·ing

 (mŭn′ē-mā′kĭng)
n.
Acquisition of money or other wealth.
adj.
1. Engaged or successful in acquiring wealth.
2. Actually or potentially profitable: a moneymaking business proposition.

mon′ey·mak′er n.

moneymaker

(ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkə)
n
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

mon•ey•mak•er

(ˈmʌn iˌmeɪ kər)

n.
1. a person who is successful at making large amounts of money.
2. something that yields a large pecuniary profit.
[1250–1300]
mon′ey•mak`ing, adj., n.
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
Translations

moneymaker

[ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkəʳ] Nfuente f de ganancias

moneymaker

[ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkəʳ] n (Brit) (fam) (business) → affare m d'oro
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