from The Century Dictionary.
- In a gainful manner; with increase of wealth; profitably; advantageously.
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- adverb In a
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- adverb in a gainful way
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With no game happening (Di had Bad Girls things planned), it was originally just a "what the Hell, fire up the BBQ" thing, but seeing as matrixleap found out today that he's once again gainfully employed, it turned into a mini-celebration.
As of yesterday afternoon, I am once again gainfully employed.
My friend and frequent commentor Brian is once again gainfully employed.
In 1993, Lil's frustration with the system and her passion to help her students become independent and gainfully employed moved her to seek legislative assistance.
I think people would be stunned if statistics could be determined as to the number of Mexicans who are gainfully employed either directly or indirectly by organized crime groups.
Both are college-educated and gainfully employed, in Illinois, in their respective fields (computer maintenance and psychology).
I'm a product of the public education system (kindergarten through graduate school), gainfully employed my entire adult life, and parent of two college graduates (also employed, productive members of society).
Or, you know, still be gainfully employed -- whatever.
She doesn't ever give a darn about anyone else's "difficulties" so it's ridiculous she has the audacity to use that excuse, but even more strange is the fact she makes over $100,000 and has been gainfully employed the entire time of her loan.
The happy start of the story occurred somewhere during the peaceful "belonging" stage of being gainfully employed.