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”).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɹɛvənjuː/
- (General American) enPR: rĕvʹə-n(y)o͞oʹ, IPA(key): /ˈɹɛvəˌn(j)u/
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- Hyphenation (UK): rev‧en‧ue, (US): rev‧e‧nue, rev‧enue
- The income returned by an investment.
- The total income received from a given source.
- All income generated for some political entity's treasury by taxation and other means.
- (accounting) The total sales; turnover.
- (accounting) The net revenue, net sales.
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From the verb revenir.
revenue f (plural revenues)