noun[mass noun] (also revenues)
- 1Income, especially when of an organization and of a substantial nature: traders have lost £10,000 in revenue since the traffic scheme was implementedMore example sentences
- It would allow De Cairos to keep control of the company and at the same time would allow it to raise substantial revenues.
- It is assumed that teams set ticket prices to maximize revenues for the organization.
- The slump in advertising revenue in all media organisations continues to hamper the station.
- 1.1A state’s annual income from which public expenses are met: his priority was to raise government revenue and to lower expenditure the government’s tax revenuesMore example sentences
- If tax revenue goes down then public services have to have less money.
- The golden rule means that tax revenues should pay for public spending, so the chancellor should only borrow money to invest.
- As the stock market soared, it brought state personal income tax revenue up with it.
- 1.2 (often the revenue) The department of the civil service collecting state revenue: when the revenue makes a demand for tax, that demand is implicitly backed by the powers of the state See also inland revenue.More example sentences
- Under the Roman empire the system of collecting, the revenue put extreme pressure on the poor.
- And if as a result of the new patents, the revenue gets a five million leva boost, who cares?
- Where more than one residence is involved, you must decide which property is the PPR and tell the revenue.
late Middle English: from Old French revenu(e) 'returned', past participle (used as a noun) of revenir, from Latin revenire 'return', from re- 'back' + venire 'come'.