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noun [plural] business     earnings pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    the amount of money that you earn

    Over the last decade, earnings rose faster than prices.

    The calculation is based on your average earnings during this period.

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  2. 2
    the profit made by a company

    The company reported that earnings were down last quarter.

    foreign exchange earnings

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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