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moneymaking

[muhn-ee-mey-king] /ˈmʌn iˌmeɪ kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
profitable:
a moneymaking scheme.
2.
capable of making or promising to make money:
the moneymaking part of the deal.
noun
3.
the making of money.
Origin of moneymaking
1730-1740
1730-40; money + making
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  • The autumn saw a great outbreak of moneymaking affairs in the church.

    Dominie Dean Ellis Parker Butler
  • None of these seemed to offer an opening for moneymaking, especially during the winter months.

    The Girl Scouts Rally Katherine Keene Galt
  • Making money indicates the existence of some merit, some inherent advantageous traits of the moneymaking individual.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • Some Frenchman has said that the moneymaking instinct is like the talent of certain pigs for smelling truffles.

    A Top-Floor Idyl George van Schaick
  • It's a good thing, and it's been a moneymaker too; it's the only charity I know of that's not a charity but a moneymaking concern.

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