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unearned incomenoun [U]

uk   us  
money that you get from investments and ​property that you own, ​instead of ​earning by ​working
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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)
Translations of “unearned income”
in Chinese (Simplified) (因投资、拥有房产等获得的)非劳动所得…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因投資、擁有房産等獲得的)非勞動所得…
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