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private means

noun [plural]
 
 
income that you receive from your family, investments, or land, and not from a job
Translations of “private means”
in Chinese (Traditional) (來自投資等的非工資性)私人收入…
in Chinese (Simplified) (来自投资等的非工资性)私人收入…
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