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revenuerev‧e‧nue /ˈrevənjuː $ -nuː/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable] (also revenues [plural])  1 BBBFmoney that a business or organization receives over a period of time, especially from selling goods or servicesincome advertising revenue Strikes have cost £20 million in lost revenues.2 PETmoney that the government receives from tax an increase in tax revenues of 8.4% Inland Revenue, Internal Revenue Service
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revenueAnswer guide: Qualitative factors are not capable of being quantified in terms of costs and revenue.First, obviously, they expect to raise enough revenue to pay for their own activities.Nintendo's estimated revenue totals $9 billion worldwide.The deal, which should be announced soon, calls for guaranteed revenue of at least $ 700,000 in 1996.The temptation to their crews to barter their duty free stores for sterling constituted a high revenue risk at times.There had been so much revenue in the mortgage department between 1981 and 1986 that costs were a trivial issue.But all these ideas mean a huge loss of revenue to the Treasury, in the hundreds of billions of dollars.Total revenue for the year was estimated at N68,730 million.tax revenuesWholesalers and retailers in each state are howling about losing business and state revenue watchdogs are missing tax revenues.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrevenuerev‧e‧nue /ˈrevənjuː-nuː/ noun [uncountable]1 (also revenues)ACCOUNTINGFINANCE money that a business or organization receives over a period of time, especially from selling goods or servicesThe company has an annual revenue of about $8 million.We earn about £3000 a month in advertising revenue.a 10% fall in revenue from sales average revenue marginal revenue2 (also revenues)TAX money that a government receives from taxa government plan to help boost revenueThe pensions are a good source of income tax revenue.3the RevenueTAXORGANIZATIONS used to refer to the government organization in Britain that collects taxesThe Revenue will not regard a backlog of work as a reasonable excuse for the late delivery of a tax return. see also Inland Revenue, Internal Revenue Service