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revenue

rev·e·nue

revenue

 
 
pronunciation:
re v nu
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: income obtained from investment or property.
We used the revenue from the sale of our house to start a new business.
synonyms:
income, return
definition 2: the monies obtained by government through taxation, used to pay public expenses.
The government spends part of its revenue on national defense.
synonyms:
taxes
definition 3: a government department instituted to collect public funds.
Taxes are collected by the Inland Revenue.
synonyms:
exchequer, Treasury
definition 4: a particular source of income.
The drought caused a dramatic decrease in crop revenues this year.
 
similar words:
income
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