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The very highest earners appear to have done no better than the average. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It said lower earners found work less interesting and had little influence over their hours. The Sun (2016)He has already restructured the youth department and says he will offload big names and high earners. The Sun (2016)Of the five biggest earners from a drama or comedy, three are women. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Higher earners might be thinking this means a saving of about 300 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I worked doing payroll for very high earners. The Sun (2017)If the gap between high earners and the low paid has increased, what is the reason for that? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wages for the lowest paid rose almost three times faster than those of higher earners last year, official figures show. The Sun (2016)So I can see that energy companies recognise a nice little earner in teaming up with letting agencies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They rejected the idea that workers must resign themselves to remaining wage earners. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The gang agree to help and end up with a nice little earner. The Sun (2011)But he has some way to go to match the biggest earners in world sport. The Sun (2008)It would be funded by taking high earners out of tax credits. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The new system particularly reduces work incentives for single parents and second earners in couples. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ministers have pitched the higher allowance as a way to help the lowest earners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is plainly a squeeze on middle income earners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If they buy his song it could be a nice earner for him. The Sun (2008)They have the clout of a migrant worker and the net worth of a minimum wage earner. Christianity Today (2000)It turned out to be a great little earner. Times, Sunday Times (2008) High earners face fines three or four times higher than now. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It suggests that this will affect second earners hardest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Far better to have the low earners pay for them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is another benefit that middle income earners can say goodbye to. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And it can be a nice little earner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Otherwise lower wage earners might be competed out of jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The gravy train is over and town halls must prove to families they are getting value for money for top earners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This would mean higher earners would lose an average of 3,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And the big earners have been told they will be free to leave if Bristol cannot bolster funds. The Sun (2008)The tourism industry is the biggest earner of foreign currency and was expected to make 500 million this year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wool no longer held first place as an export earner during the last quarter of the century; coal and iron ore brought in more dollars. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994) Top earners hire accountants, send money abroad, move overseas or just stop working. The Sun (2015)The Brazilian Government sees ethanol as a potential export earner. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They're easy money earners and no one knows you're doing them. The Sun (2012)
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British English: earner NOUN
An earner is someone or something that earns money or produces profit.
...a typical wage earner.
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