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earnings

noun
     
earn‧ings [plural]
1BEW the money that you receive for the work that you do [↪ salary, pay (2, 1)]:
an employee's average weekly earnings
He claimed compensation for loss of earnings.
2BBT the profit that a company or country makes:
The company's earnings have dropped by 5% in the first quarter.
Oil provides 40% of Norway's export earnings.
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