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"proceeds" in British English

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proceedsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈprəʊ.siːdz/  us   /ˈproʊ-/
the ​amount of ​moneyreceived from a ​particularevent or ​activity or when something is ​sold: The proceeds of today's ​festival will go to several ​localcharities. It says on the back of the ​card "all proceeds to ​charity".
(Definition of proceeds from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"proceeds" in American English

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proceedsplural noun

 us   /ˈproʊ·sidz/
the ​amount of ​moneyreceived from a ​particularsale or ​event: All proceeds from the ​auction will be ​donated to ​charity.
(Definition of proceeds from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"proceeds" in Business English

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proceedsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈprəʊsiːdz/ FINANCE
the ​amount of ​money received from an ​activity, ​event, or the ​sale of ​assets: Most of the proceeds from the ​sale will be used to ​pay the retailer's ​debt. Redemption proceeds of £1,000 or more can be ​transferred directly to the shareholder's ​bankaccount.
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(Definition of proceeds from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proceeds”
in Chinese (Simplified) (从事某种活动或变卖财物的)收入,收益…
in Turkish gelir, kazanç…
in Russian выручка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (從事某種活動或變賣財物的)收入,收益…
in Polish dochód…
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