Meaning of “proceeds” in the English Dictionary

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"proceeds" in British English

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proceedsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈprəʊ.siːdz/ us /ˈproʊ.siːdz/

the amount of money received from a particular event or activity or when something is sold:

The proceeds of today's festival will go to several local charities.
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 money received from a particular sale 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 /ˈprəʊsiːdz/ us 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 bank account.
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(Definition of “proceeds” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)