earned income


noun

income from wages, salaries, fees, or the like, accruing from labor or services performed by the earner.

Origin of earned income

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for earned income

earned income

noun

income derived from paid employment and comprising mainly wages and salaries
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