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unearned income

noun [U]
 
 
( also investment income)
FINANCE, TAX income that comes from investment in shares, bonds, etc. rather than from a salary or the sale of goods, etc.: The company could lose as much as £15m in unearned income. →  Compare earned income
Translations of “unearned income”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因投資、擁有房産等獲得的)非勞動所得…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因投资、拥有房产等获得的)非劳动所得…
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