Definition of proceeds in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprōˌsēdz/

plural noun

Money obtained from an event or activity: proceeds will help purchase new equipment
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  • While the final financial report of the world championships is not yet available, the meeting was told that the proceeds from the event will help establish an MCA Capital Fund.
  • As the beneficiary charity selected by the Mayo Rose of Tralee committee, they will receive a cheque for €1377.00 from the proceeds of the event.
  • The total cost of the project is estimated at 100,000 euros, this will be raised by donations from the people of Carlow and from the proceeds of fundraising events.
profits, earnings, receipts, returns, takings, take, income, revenue, royalty;
Sports  gate (money/receipts)


Early 17th century: plural of the obsolete noun proceed, in the same sense, earlier meaning 'procedure'.

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Syllabification: pro·ceeds

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