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English definition of “income”

income

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɪn.kʌm/ us  
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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