[ ih-mol-yuh-muhnt ]
/ ɪˈmɒl yə mənt /
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profit, salary, or fees from office or employment; compensation for services: Tips are an emolument in addition to wages.
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How to use emolument in a sentence
Madoff may have provided even more extraordinary emoluments to some other of his feeders.The Madoff Victims Who Came Out Ahead|Edward Jay Epstein|July 5, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Honours and emoluments of every description were showered on the English hero for this glorious success.
His passion for his profession was intense, yet with it was the keenest love of its emoluments.Art in England|Dutton Cook
Why not transfer the Dunboyne, with all its endowments and emoluments, to Rome?My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
Their emoluments are derived from the fees and perquisites which their ecclesiastical functions bring in.
But the chaplaincy and its emoluments were usually held by one of the canons of the Minster.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
British Dictionary definitions for emolument
/ (ɪˈmɒljʊmənt) /
the profit arising from an office or employment, usually in the form of fees or wages
Word Origin for emolument
C15: from Latin ēmolumentum benefit; originally, fee paid to a miller, from ēmolere, from molere to grind
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