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"revenue" in British English

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revenuenoun [U]

uk   /ˈrev.ən.juː/  us   /-ə.nuː/ (also revenues)
C1 the ​income that a ​government or ​companyreceivesregularly: Taxes ​provide most of the government's revenue. Government revenues ​felldramatically.

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

"revenue" in American English

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revenuenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈrev·əˌnu/
the ​income that a ​business or ​governmentreceivesregularly, or an ​amountrepresenting such ​income: [C usually pl] state/​federal revenues [U] Company revenue ​rose 4% last ​year.
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"revenue" in Business English

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revenuenoun

uk   /ˈrevənjuː/  us   /ˈrevənuː/
[C or U] (also revenues) FINANCE, ACCOUNTING money that a ​company receives, especially from ​sellinggoods or ​services: revenue(s) from sth Revenue from ​onlineads is much less than from ​printadvertising.revenue(s) of Analysts had ​forecast revenue of $1.39bn.in revenue(s) His ​firmposted $41 million in revenues last ​year.generate/bring in/raise revenue(s) The sport doesn't ​generate much revenue from ​ticketsales.boost/increase revenue(s) The ​bankinggroup has in recent ​yearsstruggled to ​boost revenues while ​keepingcosts under ​control. a fall/​increase in revenue(s) The ​company has an ​estimated annual revenue of $50 million. Advertising revenuefell last ​year. expected/​projected revenue a source of revenue
[C or U] (also revenues) TAX money that a ​government receives from ​taxes: They need to ​restructure the ​taxsystem to collect more revenue. There is ​extrapressure on the ​Chancellor to ​find new ways to raise revenue. Stateofficialspredicted a 5% ​growth in tax revenues. Other ​taxes will have to be ​raised to ​compensate for the lost revenue.
[S] (also the Revenue) TAX, GOVERNMENT the ​governmentdepartment in the UK that ​collectstaxes: Taxpayers should always ​check the ​documents they get from the Revenue.
(Definition of revenue from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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