paying

adjective
1. for which money is paid
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a paying job

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remunerative work

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salaried employment

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stipendiary services

Similar to: ↑paid
Derivationally related forms: ↑remunerate (for: ↑remunerative)
2. yielding a fair profit
Syn: ↑gainful, ↑paid
Similar to: ↑profitable

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