moneymaking

[muhn-ee-mey-king]
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:
1730–40; money + making

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moneymaker (ˈmʌnɪˌmeɪkə)
 
n
1.  a person who is intent on accumulating money
2.  a person or thing that is or might be profitable
 
'moneymaking
 
adj, —n

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Example sentences
Going to college in the moneymaking eighties lacked a certain radicalism.
Of course, as a moneymaking venture, this might be completely crazy.
But others have simply accepted that, for them, music is not a moneymaking
  business.
We do not expect that this will be a huge moneymaking venture.
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