earnings

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earn·ings

noun plural \ˈər-niŋz\

: money received as wages or gained as profit

Full Definition of EARNINGS

1
:  something (as wages) earned
2
:  the balance of revenue after deduction of costs and expenses

Examples of EARNINGS

  1. <earnings from her babysitting jobs that are being put away for college>
  2. <after subtracting what we spent on music and refreshments, the earnings from our charity gala were still impressive>

First Known Use of EARNINGS

1594

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