Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That which is earned; that which is gained or merited by labor, service, or performance; reward; wages; compensation: used chiefly in the plural.
  • noun Rennet. Brockett.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun That which is earned; wages gained by work or services; money earned; -- used commonly in the plural.

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  • verb Present participle of earn.

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Examples

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  • A series of individuals were routed through that body, and after a few placements even they forget where they were, god's clue to these individuals that "earning" is a lie, since they can't remember where they were placed.

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  • A series of individuals were routed through that body, and after a few placements even they forget where they were, god's clue to these individuals that "earning" is a lie, since they can't remember where they were placed.

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  • A series of individuals were routed through that body, and after a few placements even they forget where they were, god's clue to these individuals that "earning" is a lie, since they can't remember where they were placed.

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  • In six months, with the help of my staff, I can teach such a person more than most J-school grads seem to acquire in 'earning' a degree.

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  • In six months, with the help of my staff, I can teach such a person more than most J-school grads seem to acquire in 'earning' a degree.

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  • We would expect a 16% to 18% compound annual growth rate in earning per share for Novo Nordisk.

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  • Not only did we find out today that women are outpacing men in earning six-figure incomes, but Forbes released its annual Power Women list.

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  • The most essential component without which it is almost impossible to be a successful person in earning money from home is DISCIPLINE with the simple work you can earn large amount of money.

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