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"income" in British English

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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. More help is needed for people on low incomes. I haven't had much income from my stocks and shares this year.
a company's profit in a particular period of time: The company's income has greatly improved: profit rose more than 50 percent last year.

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(Definition of income from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"income" in American English

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incomenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɪn·kʌm, -kəm/
money that is earned from doing work or received from investments
(Definition of income from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"income" in Business English

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incomenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈɪŋkʌm/ ECONOMICS, FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, WORKPLACE
money earned by a person, company, government, etc. over particular period of time: an income of To qualify, you must have an income of $24,000 or less.earn/have/receive (an) income Your hobby could become a part-time way of earning income.generate/provide (an) income Some 40,000 farm families generate income from apple growing.income from/on sth More than 35% of personal revenue came from income on earned interest-bearing accounts. family/household income annual/monthly/quarterly incomeafter-tax/pre-tax/post-tax income We were pleased to see revenues and pre-tax income improve for the second consecutive quarter. a high/low income additional/extra income current/future income a regular/steady income pension/retirement income She received rental income of about £12,000 a year from the property. For many students, summer jobs are their source of income for the upcoming school year.
(Definition of income from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “income”
in Korean 수입…
in Arabic دَخْل…
in Malaysian pendapatan…
in French revenu…
in Russian доход…
in Chinese (Traditional) 收入, 收益…
in Italian entrate, reddito…
in Turkish gelir, kazanç, irat…
in Polish dochód…
in Spanish ingresos, sueldo, salario…
in Vietnamese thu nhập…
in Portuguese renda…
in Thai รายได้…
in German das Einkommen…
in Catalan ingressos…
in Japanese 収入…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收入, 收益…
in Indonesian penghasilan…
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