Origin of revenue
Examples from the Web for revenue
In their effort to diversify their revenue, they have capitalized on traditional practices to new advantage.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Cuban government siphons off revenue from nearly every business transaction in the country.
Just wanted to place it in the context of slates needing picture choices that throw off revenue to make the numbers work.Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy Sequel|William Boot|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One area that would immediately benefit is revenue from ticket sales.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not to mention the revenue that will be generated by this, which then can be used to fund education and health care.Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It|Abby Haglage|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next in importance to the fiscal laws for the revenue of the Island comes the currency question.Industrial Cuba|Robert P. Porter
The king was touched in his chief interests; revenue and prerogative were threatened.In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson
Under the skilled leadership of the revenue men the path to the lake was a simple matter to find.The Boy Scouts' Mountain Camp|John Henry Goldfrap
The revenue returns showed, it is true, a most decided diminution in the consumption of liquor.Sober by Act of Parliament|Fred A. McKenzie
The revenue derived from sugar, especially, has been greatly augmented by the removal of the prohibitory duties on foreign sugar.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for revenue
- a government department responsible for the collection of government revenue
- (as modifier)revenue men
Word Origin for revenue
Word Origin and History for revenue
early 15c., "income from property or possessions," from Middle French revenue, in Old French, "a return," noun use of fem. past participle of revenir "come back" (10c.), from Latin revenire "return, come back," from re- "back" (see re-) + venire "come" (see venue). Meaning "public income" is first recorded 1680s; revenue sharing popularized from 1971. Revenuer "U.S. Department of Revenue agent," the bane of Appalachian moonshiners, first attested 1880.
Culture definitions for revenue
The income of local, state, or national governments.