Definition of remunerative in English:



  • 1Financially rewarding; lucrative.

    ‘highly remunerative activities’
    • ‘Migrant workers rarely acquired skills which would have permitted them to seek alternative and possibly more remunerative employment.’
    • ‘The immigrant population occupies most of the menial and less remunerative forms of employment which Venezuelans themselves avoid.’
    • ‘Many young people simply found cash crop agriculture on the Reserves more remunerative than wage labor on settler farms or in the mines.’
    • ‘With meticulous industry, she shows the direction for the student community to pursue remunerative careers, with a high degree of optimism.’
    • ‘Under this management, the glen gained in popularity with residents and visitors, and the venture proved a remunerative one.’
    • ‘With government itself be coming the largest of all businesses, service to the state becomes more attractive and remunerative.’
    • ‘Such groups will have to develop appropriate linkages with technological and credit institutions as well as to assured and remunerative marketing opportunities.’
    • ‘In others, village growers simply find it more remunerative to sell coca to drug dealers than to market pineapples at the local mercado.’
    • ‘However, given the posture of the physical market it seems unlikely that further shorting will be very remunerative.’
    • ‘He was able to make a connection in July, 2001 which may shortly become remunerative.’
    • ‘Unleashing academic publishers from the user - pays paradigm is about the most remunerative activity I can think of.’
    • ‘They were too busy with the remunerative work of stationary engine building under their patent monopoly to trouble with speculative business.’
    • ‘A particular claimant might have had prospects or chances of advancement and increasingly remunerative employment.’
    • ‘Not getting a remunerative price, farmers responded in the only way they could - by reducing the acreage under oilseeds.’
    • ‘The result of several years of research has not proved very remunerative.’
    • ‘His writings were remunerative to him far beyond the ordinary measure, yet he never wrote for money.’
    • ‘Opportunities for future growth, improved operating methods and more remunerative pricing are then examined for each sector.’
    • ‘Promotion of agricultural exports is important for creating conditions for providing remunerative prices to farm produce.’
    • ‘Pirated books, having no legal value, were less remunerative.’
    • ‘Sustainable self-help groups require reliable and remunerative market linkages.’
    lucrative, well paid, financially rewarding, financially worthwhile, moneymaking, paying, gainful
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    1. 1.1 Earning a salary; paid.
      ‘since June 2003 he has not had any remunerative employment’
      • ‘The Act contains a controversial clause which disallows claims from workers in educational establishments who are deemed to be on customary holiday and in remunerative work.’
      • ‘What was the relevant "remunerative work that the veteran was undertaking"…’
      • ‘Many had not worked in the regular labor market for a long time, if at all, and their prospects for steady, remunerative work remained dim.’
      • ‘No other remunerative work or employment may be undertaken by you except with our written consent.’
      • ‘The Public Service Code of Conduct Act stated that officials should not undertake any remunerative work outside the department without approval.’
      • ‘Incomes covers the creation of productive and remunerative jobs.’
      • ‘They should not be a member of a married or unmarried couple the other member of which is engaged in remunerative work.’
      • ‘That term-time workers are in remunerative work during the holidays, is described as a statutory fiction.’
      • ‘He is engaged and normally engaged in remunerative work.’
      • ‘No amount is claimed nor was evidence presented to support a claim for loss of remunerative activity.’
      • ‘Faced with the remarkable bankruptcy of his employer, Larry did very little to locate a remunerative position.’
      • ‘He decided to retire from the ministry for more remunerative work.’
      • ‘I do not think that he is engaged in remunerative work.’
      • ‘Whenever your literary productions have proved for themselves that they have a real value, you will never have to go around hunting for remunerative literary work to do.’
      • ‘His Honour accepted the arguments of the Repatriation Commission that the remunerative work a veteran was undertaking was the last work done by the veteran.’
      • ‘Always commanding light remunerative employment from the manufacturing establishments in town, she maintained herself respectably.’
      • ‘l Do not, without approval, undertake remunerative work outside their official duties or use office equipment for such work.’
      • ‘He also gained regular, remunerative employment in the private sector.’
      • ‘Since June 2003 Mr Walkes has not had any remunerative employment.’
      • ‘She should not be engaged in remunerative work.’