source of income

See: livelihood
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There was still the hunting establishment which Nicholas had even enlarged, the same fifty horses and fifteen grooms in the stables, the same expensive presents and dinner parties to the whole district on name days; there were still the count's games of whist and boston, at which- spreading out his cards so that everybody could see them- he let himself be plundered of hundreds of rubles every day by his neighbors, who looked upon an opportunity to play a rubber with Count Rostov as a most profitable source of income.
The chief source of income on his sister's estate was from the riverside meadows.
Mr Wegg finds leisure to make a little circuit, by reason that he folds his screen early, now that he combines another source of income with it, and also that he feels it due to himself to be anxiously expected at the Bower.
Having his own peculiar source of income, he was irregular in his attendance at his work; so he had a late breakfast, and remained at home for the morning writing a long letter to a friend.
This certainly had not a profitable appearance, and I shook my head as if I would imply that it would be difficult to lay by much accumulative capital from such a source of income.
Lahore -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore has arrested, Friday Ahmad Ali Goraya Inspector Police on the allegations of corruption and corrupt practices and accumulation of assets beyond known source of income worth millions of rupees.
MERSyN (CyHAN)- Basketry, a traditional source of income using straw, cane or corn stalk in Turkey falls into oblivion with plastic and more economic baskets in the southern province of Mersin's Silifke district.
Currently run absentee the rooms are rented to long term professionals and is an investment source of income equal to aprox 12% return after expenses.
Headed by Accountability Court Judge Abdul Majeed Nasir, the accused were convicted after NAB Balochistan team proved that said Patwari had accumulated assets beyond the known source of income.
The goal of the project is to support families who lost their source of income as a result of Typhoon Bopha in 2012 or Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013.
Distribution of monthly consumption expenditures of households by expenditure types, TurkeyExpenditure patterns has changed according to households' main source of income While the share of food expenditures of households, in Turkey, whose main source of income is salary and wage was 17,9% in total expenditures, the same ratio was 24,4% for the households whose main source of income is pensions.
It was commissioned by the Irish Association of Pension Funds and conducted by Red C Research, Nearly half of all adults - 47% - believe the State pension will be their main source of income in retirement, followed by just less than one in three - 27% - who believe their private pension will be their main source of income, and one sixth - 15% - who identified savings as their key retirement pot.