Meaning of “unearned income” in the English Dictionary


"unearned income" in Business English

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unearned incomenoun [ U ]

uk us also investment income

FINANCE, TAX income that comes from investment in shares, bonds, etc. rather than from a salary or the sale of goods, etc.:

The company could lose as much as £15m in unearned income.

(Definition of “unearned income” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)