Definition of 'earn'
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Profits earned by the owners of capital need to be recorded where they are earned. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Users earn money by sharing products with friends through their existing social networks. The Sun (2016)The importance of working and earning money was driven into me at an early age. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This leads to savers earning almost no interest on their cash balances. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Much of the money he earned went to bail out his dad. The Sun (2016)She works hard and earns a good salary but is struggling to get on the property ladder. The Sun (2017)Bank current accounts have been the way to earn high interest in recent years. The Sun (2016)In return, she earned the chance to bring a river back to life. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Paying your dues You must file a return if you earn:? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Train companies do not earn particularly generous profit margins - about 4 per cent over the past ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This also gives suppliers a strong incentive to maximise sales to earn a decent return. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet simply earning a profit is an incomplete organizational objective. Christianity Today (2000)They deserve to earn more than young people. The Sun (2014)It is not about me going abroad to earn a quick buck to set myself up. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But its record suggests it will continue to earn enhanced returns by adopting the proactive approach. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They represent the means by which the company earns its profits. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)His work has earned him the respect of regulators. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That earned him a deserved dressing down from the trial judge. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Attention is redirected towards the returns being earned. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986) Investments earn less and are less profitable. After Thatcher (1989)Good luck to them if they work hard and earn their money. The Sun (2011)Despite his own challenges he is determined to work to earn money for his car. The Sun (2009)When are we going to be mature enough to recognise that footballers earn their money from free exchange? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many prefer to keep their cash as long as possible rather than let the energy giants earn interest on it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It earned him a deserved booking. The Sun (2012)That is why some Romanians are keen to look for earning opportunities abroad. The Sun (2013)Instead of wasting money on rent, why not earn money by renting rooms to other students? The Sun (2014)If you are prepared to take a little more risk, you can earn a decent return. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If a new entrant buys an existing monopoly, will the new entrant earn monopoly profits? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)If we need to earn money from touring, we will. The Sun (2010)If your money has not earned enough interest to cover the penalty, it can be taken out of the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You pay tax on interest earned by your savings, but not on the interest saved by offsetting savings against your mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most importantly, any income earned abroad must stay abroad to be tax-free. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'earn'
British English: earn /ɜːn/ VERB
If you earn money, you receive it in return for work that you do.
She earns a good salary.
- American English: earn
- Arabic: يَكْتَسِبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ganhar
- Chinese: 挣得
- Croatian: zaraditi
- Czech: vydělat
- Danish: tjene
- Dutch: verdienen
- European Spanish: ganar salario
- Finnish: ansaita rahaa
- French: gagner salaire
- German: verdienen Geld
- Greek: κερδίζω αποκτώ
- Italian: guadagnare
- Japanese: 稼ぐ
- Korean: 벌다
- Norwegian: tjene
- Polish: zarobić
- European Portuguese: ganhar
- Romanian: a câștiga
- Russian: зарабатывать
- Spanish: ganar obtener un sueldo
- Swedish: tjäna få inkomst
- Thai: ได้รับ
- Turkish: kazanmak
- Ukrainian: заробляти
- Vietnamese: kiếm được
Definition of earn from the Collins English Dictionary
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