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national income

noun
  1. the total net earnings from the production of goods and services in a country over a period of time, usually one year, and consisting essentially of wages, salaries, rent, profits, and interest.
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Origin of national income

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for national income

national income

noun
  1. economics the total of all incomes accruing over a specified period to residents of a country and consisting of wages, salaries, profits, rent, and interest
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