revenue


revenue
01. For the first time since we started our new business 3 months ago, our [revenue] is greater than our expenses.
02. Tax [revenues] have been much higher than expected this year, resulting in a large budget surplus.
03. You must declare any and all [revenue] on your income tax form.
04. Company [revenues] are down somewhat this year due to the recession.
05. Our new product line has only produced about half the [revenue] expected.
06. The government has said it will have to cut back on certain programs to make up for lost [revenues] due to the recession.
07. Our total sales [revenue] is expected to top $20 million this year.
08. There is a Dutch proverb which observes that economy is a great [revenue].
09. When asked to ban smoking, Napoleon replied, "I will certainly forbid it at once; as soon as you can name a virtue that brings in as much [revenue]."
10. Oman's economy is based on petroleum, which accounts for 99 percent of export [revenues].
11. Tobacco brings [revenue] to government in the form of taxes.
12. The black pearl industry is French Polynesia's largest source of [revenue], after tourism.
13. The war has dramatically reduced national output and government [revenue], and has increased external debt.
14. During the expansion of Islam, conquest was a major source of state [revenue].
15. In China, up to one-quarter of government tax [revenue] from tobacco sales is used to treat the illnesses caused by cigarette smoking.

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  • revenue — rev‧e‧nue [ˈrevnjuː ǁ nuː] noun [uncountable] 1. also revenues ACCOUNTING FINANCE money that a business or organization receives over a period of time, especially from selling goods or services: • …   Financial and business terms

  • revenue — rev·e·nue / re və ˌnü, ˌnyü/ n often attrib 1: the total income produced by a given source a property expected to yield a large annual revenue 2: the gross income returned by an investment 3: the yield of sources of income (as taxes) that a… …   Law dictionary

  • Revenue — Rev e*nue, n. [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenir to return, L. revenire; pref. re re + venire to come. See {Come}.] 1. That which returns, or comes back, from an investment; the annual rents, profits, interest, or issues of any species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revenue — [ r(ə)vəny; rəv(ə)ny ] n. f. • 1283; « retour » XIIe; de revenir ♦ Sylvic. Pousse nouvelle des bois de taillis. ● revenue nom féminin Pousse nouvelle des bois récemment coupés. revenue n. f. SYLVIC Jeune bois qui repousse sur une coupe de taillis …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • revenue — (n.) mid 15c., income from property or possessions, from M.Fr. revenue, from O.Fr., a return, prop. fem. pp. of revenir come back, from L. revenire return, come back, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + venire come (see VENUE ( …   Etymology dictionary

  • Revenue — (franz., spr. röw nǖ ), Einkommen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Revenue — (frz., spr. rĕw nüh), Einkommen. Revenuenhypothek, Hypothek, bei welcher der Gläubiger Befriedigung nur aus den Nutzungen des Grundstücks suchen soll …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Revenue — Revenue,die:⇨Einkünfte(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • revenue — [n] income, profit acquirement, annuity, bottom line*, cash flow, credit, dividend, earnings, emolument, fruits*, fund, gain, gate*, get*, gravy*, handle*, interest, means, net, pay, payoff, perquisite, proceeds, receipt, resources, return,… …   New thesaurus

  • revenue — ► NOUN 1) the income received by an organization. 2) a state s annual income from which public expenses are met. ORIGIN from Latin revenire return …   English terms dictionary

  • revenue — [rev′ə no͞o΄, rev′ənyo͞o΄] n. [ME < MFr < fem. pp. of revenir, to return, come back < re , back + venir < L venire, to COME] 1. the return from property or investment; income 2. a) an item or source of income b) [pl.] items or amounts …   English World dictionary


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