revenue

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Etymology[edit]

Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from Middle French revenue, from Old French "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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revenue ‎(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.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb revenir

Noun[edit]

revenue f ‎(plural revenues)

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

Verb[edit]

revenue f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of revenir

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