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EtymologyEdit

Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from Middle French revenue, from Old French [Term?] (a return) (modern French revenu), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (come back) (=modern French), from Latin revenire (to return, come back), from re- (back) +‎ venire (to come).

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NounEdit

revenue (countable and uncountable, plural revenues)

  1. The income returned by an investment.
  2. The total income received from a given source.
  3. All income generated for some political entity's treasury by taxation and other means.
  4. (accounting) The total sales; turnover.
  5. (accounting) The net revenue, net sales.
  6. (figuratively) A return; something paid back.
    • Charles H. Spurgeon
      What, no revenue of praise for him who is our gracious Lord and King! He doth not exact from us any servile labor, but simply saith, “Who so offereth praise glorifieth me.”

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VerbEdit

revenue (third-person singular simple present revenues, present participle revenuing, simple past and past participle revenued)

  1. (intransitive) To generate revenue.
  2. (transitive) To supply with revenue.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb revenir.

NounEdit

revenue f (plural revenues)

  1. a (physical) return; arrival
  2. (hunting) the action of game leaving the forest to graze

VerbEdit

revenue f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of revenir

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