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earner

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɜːnər/
someone who earns money for work that they do: Today's students are tomorrow's earners.high/low/average earners High earners did not really notice they were paying more tax. high-income/middle-income/low-income earners The package would establish higher income-tax rates for top earners but include breaks for lower- and middle-class workers.
a product or business activity that makes money for a person or company: Insurance is a big earner for the UK economy. profit/revenue/foreign-exchange earners → See also wage earner
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