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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rev·e·nue /ˈrɛvəˌnu, ˌnju/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rev·e·nue n.
 1. That which returns, or comes back, from an investment; the annual rents, profits, interest, or issues of any species of property, real or personal; income.
    Do not anticipate your revenues and live upon air till you know what you are worth.   --Gray.
 2. Hence, return; reward; as, a revenue of praise.
 3. The annual yield of taxes, excise, customs, duties, rents, etc., which a nation, state, or municipality collects and receives into the treasury for public use.
 Revenue cutter, an armed government vessel employed to enforce revenue laws, prevent smuggling, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
           [syn: gross, receipts]
      2: government income due to taxation [syn: tax income, taxation,
          tax revenue]