- revenue rev‧e‧nue [ˈrevnjuː ǁ -nuː] noun [uncountable]1. also revenues ACCOUNTING FINANCE money that a business or organization receives over a period of time, especially from selling goods or services:
• The company has an annual revenue of about $8 million.
• We earn about £3000 a month in advertising revenue.
• a 10% fall in revenue from salesthe amount of money received from selling goods or products divided by the total number of goods or products soldˌmarginal ˈrevenueECONOMICS the additional revenue received when selling one more product:
• This excess of price over both marginal revenue and marginal cost is a convenient measure of the firm's monopoly power.
• a government plan to help boost revenue
• The pensions are a good source of income tax revenue.3. the Revenue TAX ORGANIZATIONS used to refer to the government organization in Britain that collects taxes:
• The Revenue will not regard a backlog of work as a reasonable excuse for the late delivery of a tax return.— see also Inland Revenue, Internal Revenue Service
* * *The amount of goods or services sold by a company in a given period. Also known as sales or turnover.
* * *revenue UK US /ˈrevənjuː/ US /ˈrevənuː/ noun► [C or U] (also revenues) FINANCE, ACCOUNTING money that a company receives, especially from selling goods or services: revenue(s) from sth »
Revenue from online ads is much less than from print advertising.revenue(s) of »
Analysts had forecast revenue of $1.39bn.in revenue(s) »
His firm posted $41 million in revenues last year.generate/bring in/raise revenue(s) »
The sport doesn't generate much revenue from ticket sales.boost/increase revenue(s) »
The banking group has in recent years struggled to boost revenues while keeping costs under control.»
a fall/increase in revenue(s)»
The company has an estimated annual revenue of $50 million.»
Advertising revenue fell last year.»
a source of revenue► [C or U] (also revenues) TAX money that a government receives from taxes: »
They need to restructure the tax system to collect more revenue.»
There is extra pressure on the Chancellor to find new ways to raise revenue.»
State officials predicted a 5% growth in tax revenues.»
Other taxes will have to be raised to compensate for the lost revenue.► [S] (also the Revenue) TAX, GOVERNMENT the government department in the UK that collects taxes: »
Taxpayers should always check the documents they get from the Revenue.
Financial and business terms. 2012.