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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See rent1.

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  • n. the amount of recompense paid to a factor of production on top of its transfer earnings; this does not encompass costs incurred during the process of production or service

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the return derived from cultivated land in excess of that derived from the poorest land cultivated under similar conditions

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