excess+of+earnings+over+outlay

  • 1 publishing, history of — Introduction       an account of the selection, preparation, and marketing of printed matter from its origins in ancient times to the present. The activity has grown from small beginnings into a vast and complex industry responsible for the… …

    Universalium

  • 2 gain — I. n. 1. Profits, gainings, increase, excess of earnings over outlay. 2. Emolument, lucre, money making. 3. Profit, advantage, benefit, good, blessing. II. v. a. 1. Get (by effort), acquire, obtain, procure, achieve, secure, carry, win, earn, get …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 3 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

    Universalium

  • 4 Estate tax in the United States — This article is about Estate tax in the United States. For other countries, see Inheritance tax. Part of a series on Taxation Taxation in the United States …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

    Universalium

  • 6 Capital accumulation — Most generally, the accumulation of capital refers simply to the gathering or amassment of objects of value; the increase in wealth; or the creation of wealth. Capital can be generally defined as assets invested with the expectation that their… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

    Universalium

  • 8 Constant capital — Part of a series on Marxism …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 market — marketer, n. /mahr kit/, n. 1. an open place or a covered building where buyers and sellers convene for the sale of goods; a marketplace: a farmers market. 2. a store for the sale of food: a meat market. 3. a meeting of people for selling and… …

    Universalium

  • 10 pay — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. compensate; discharge, pay off; render, offer; be profitable, yield [a profit], show a profit, be worthwhile. n. wages, salary; payment, compensation. See payment, success, offer. II (Roget s IV) n. 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 Corporate finance — Corporate finance …

    Wikipedia