Translation of "income" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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incomenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈɪn.kʌm/ us /ˈɪn.kʌm/

B2 money that is earned from doing work or received from investments

Average incomes have risen by 4.5 percent over the past year. 人均收入比去年上涨了4.5%。
More help is needed for people on low incomes. 低收入人群需要更多的帮助。
I haven't had much income from my stocks and shares this year. 今年我在股票上没有多少收益。

More examples

  • The report shows that poor families spend a larger proportion of their income on food.
  • The money I get from teaching evening classes provides a supplement to my main income.
  • It's an organization that offers free legal advice to people on low incomes.
  • St Lucia depends on its clean coastal waters because fishing and tourism provide much of its income.
  • There are severe penalties for failing to declare all your income to the tax authorities.

(Translation of “income” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)