petrorevenue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

petro- +‎ revenue

Noun[edit]

petrorevenue (uncountable)

  1. (rare) Revenue from the export of oil.
    • 2007 December 3, Roger Cohen, “The Limits of 21st-Century Revolution”, in New York Times[1]:
      Never mind if it takes three weeks to ship oil to China and three days to the United States: Chvez wants to parlay his petrorevenue and pseudorevolution into a global anti-American role.