Translation of gainful in Spanish:
- retribuidoremuneradoExample sentences
- If one looks at unemployment figures in the country it seems clear that modern labour markets can barely provide gainful employment to settled or even educated people.
- The unions usually object to prisoners being given gainful employment, whether sewing mailbags or breaking up rocks, on the grounds that it undercuts free labour.
- How fortunate we are that someone is teaching this as opposed to foolishly wasting time teaching how to obtain and keep gainful employment.
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