[loo-kruh-tiv] /ˈlu krə tɪv/
profitable; moneymaking; remunerative:
a lucrative business.
producing a profit; profitable; remunerative
early 15c., from Old French lucratif “profitable” and directly from Latin lucrativus “gainful, profitable,” from lucratus, past participle of lucrari “to gain,” from lucrum “gain, profit” (see lucre). Related: Lucratively; lucrativeness.
[loo-ker] /ˈlu kər/ noun 1. monetary reward or gain; money. /ˈluːkə/ noun 1. generally (facetious) money or wealth (esp in the phrase filthy lucre) n. late 14c., from Latin lucrum “gain, advantage, profit; wealth, riches,” from PIE root *lau- “gain, profit” (cf. Greek apo-lanein “to enjoy,” Gothic launs, German lohn “wages, reward,” and possibly Sanskrit […]
[loo-kree-shuh, -shee-uh] /lʊˈkri ʃə, -ʃi ə/ noun 1. Also, Lucrece [loo-krees] /luˈkris/ (Show IPA). Roman Legend. a Roman woman whose suicide led to the expulsion of the Tarquins and the establishment of the Roman republic. 2. a female given name. /luːˈkriːʃɪə/ noun 1. (in Roman legend) a Roman woman who killed herself after being raped […]
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[mot] /mɒt/ noun 1. John Raleigh, 1865–1955, U.S. religious leader: Nobel Peace Prize 1946. 2. Lucretia Coffin, 1793–1880, U.S. social reformer: advocate of women’s rights. 3. Sir Nevill Francis [nev-uh l] /ˈnɛv əl/ (Show IPA), 1905–96, British physicist: developer of solid-state circuitry; Nobel Prize 1977.
[loo-kree-shuh s] /luˈkri ʃəs/ noun 1. (Titus Lucretius Carus) 97?–54 b.c, Roman poet and philosopher. /luːˈkriːʃɪəs/ noun 1. full name Titus Lucretius Carus. ?96–55 bc, Roman poet and philosopher. In his didactic poem De rerum natura, he expounds Epicurus’ atomist theory of the universe