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earnings n pl
1 : something (as wages or dividends) earned as compensation for labor or the use of capital
2 : the balance of revenue for a specified period that remains after deducting related costs and expenses incurred compare profit
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.