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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the acquisition of money
  • adj. that acquires money

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Affording profitable returns; lucrative. Opposite of unprofitable.
  • adj. Successful in gaining money, and devoted to that aim.
  • n. The act or process of making money; the acquisition and accumulation of wealth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lucrative; profitable: as, a money-making business.
  • n. The act or process of accumulating money or acquiring wealth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
  • adj. producing a sizeable profit
  • adj. profit oriented

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