Definition of private income in English:
Another term for unearned income.
- Regarded as Ireland's first Modernist painter, O'Conor enjoyed the luxury of a private income.
- This long period of study, which exercised a decisive influence on his life and outlook, was rendered possible by a modest private income, combined with simple living and abstemious habits.
- He lived lavishly at university and, despite his private income, frequently sent to his uncle William for additional funds.
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