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earnings

noun [plural]
 
 
/ˈɜːnɪŋz/
FINANCE a company's or industry's profits in a particular period: Earnings from record sales topped £5 million.lower/strong/record earnings It was one of the few companies that showed strong earnings. Sun Microsystems reported earnings that were slightly better than the market had been expecting. expected/forecast earnings
HR, WORKPLACE the money that a person makes for the work that they do: Family credit is reduced as earnings rise. They are suing each other for loss of earnings. weekly/monthly earnings
→  See also annual earnings , average earnings , core earnings , headline earnings , loss of earnings , retained earnings , annual earnings
Translations of “earnings”
in Chinese (Traditional) 薪水,工資…
in Russian заработок…
in Turkish kazanç, gelir, ücret…
in Chinese (Simplified) 薪水,工资…
in Polish zarobki…
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