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earned income

noun
1.
income from wages, salaries, fees, or the like, accruing from labor or services performed by the earner.
Compare unearned income.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for earned-income

earned income

noun
1.
income derived from paid employment and comprising mainly wages and salaries
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