Share this entry

proceeds
American English: /ˈproʊˌsidz/
British English: /ˈprəʊsiːdz/

plural noun

  • the proceeds (from charity sale, function)
    lo recaudado
    he sold the house and went to Jamaica on the proceeds
    vendió la casa y con lo que sacó se fue a Jamaica
    Example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of proceeds in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day sarcasmo
    Pronunciation:
    m
    sarcasm …
    Cultural fact of the day

    mezcal

    Mezcal is an alcoholic drink similar to tequila obtained in Mexico by distilling the juice or aguamiel extracted from roasted tips of the maguey plant. Bottles of mezcal are usually sold containing a gusano, the larva of an insect that lives on the maguey. This is said to enhance the flavor.