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verb ; "earnt" is incorrect
  1. (transitive) to gain (success) through applied effort or work
  2. (transitive) to receive (money) for working
  3. (transitive) to deserve (something)
  4. (intransitive) to receive money for working
Now that you are earning, you can start paying me rent.
Translations: 
  • French: gagner
  • Italian: guadagnare
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: ganar
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, deserve)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, intransitive: receive money for working)
Etymology: Old English earnian


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