Pronunciation: (rev'un-yOO", -u-nOO"), [key]
1. the income of a government from taxation, excise duties, customs, or other sources, appropriated to the payment of the public expenses.
2. the government department charged with the collection of such income.
3. revenues,the collective items or amounts of income of a person, a state, etc.
4. the return or yield from any kind of property, patent, service, etc.; income.
5. an amount of money regularly coming in.
6. a particular item or source of income.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.