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adjective as in in the black

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The chosen applicant will also, like any gainfully employed citizen, receive payment and vacation time.

I am glad to report that the author is now personally stable, a college graduate, and gainfully employed.

One mother says that what she considers successful parenting in their cases is that they are “gainfully employed and not in jail.”

See, like many in the creative underclass of New York, I was gainfully employed, yet still without health insurance.

Professor Channing may, we trust, name the books in each collection in the order in which they may be most gainfully read.

The agricultural population—including the families of those gainfully employed in agriculture—in 1882 constituted 42.51 per cent.

In Eastern cities, a large number of the blind are gainfully employed, and new avenues of usefulness are being opened to them.

From all over the island men came for practically every purpose for which human beings can gainfully meet.

What, then, are the fortunes of some of these multitudes of women gainfully employed?


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gainfully, such as: at a profit, making money, profitable, profitably, and realizing net profit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.