earnings

Definitions

General English

Accounting

Banking

  • plural noun money which is earned in interest or dividend

Economics

  • plural noun the profits of a business

Law

  • plural noun the salary or wages, profits and dividends or interest received by an individual

Slang

  • plural noun the proceeds of crime or dishonesty. An item from the language of adolescent gangs. The term was recorded in use among North London schoolboys in 1993 and 1994.
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