revenue

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Revenue is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈrɛvənjuː/
  • (US) enPR: rĕvʹə-n(y)o͞oʹ, IPA (key): /ˈrɛvəˌn(j)u/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation (UK): rev‧en‧ue, (US): rev‧e‧nue, rev‧enue

Noun[change]

Singular
revenue

Plural
revenues

  1. (uncountable) Revenue is the money that a business receives for doing business, and government receives from taxes.
    Higher oil prices should raise government revenue by 13%.
    Individual taxpayers today provide a bigger share of our tax revenues than they did before.
    The company earned 20% of its revenues from services such as consulting, software and management.
    The City is happy because a new source of revenue has been located.

Synonyms[change]