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Topic: EMPLOYMENT


earner

noun
     
earn‧er [countable]
1BE someone who earns money for the job that they do
high/low/average earner
Private childcare is still too expensive for the average earner.
He is the only wage earner in the family.
2 a business or activity which makes a profit:
the country's biggest export earner
3

a nice little earner

British English informal something that earns you a lot of money
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