earning power

/'ɜ:nɪŋ ˌpaυə/ noun
the amount of money someone should be able to earn
She is such a fine designer that her earning power is very large.

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • Earning power — Earnings before interest and taxes ( EBIT) divided by total assets. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * earning power earning power ➔ power1 * * * earning power UK US noun [U] ► the ability of a person to earn money or of a company to… …   Financial and business terms

  • earning power — earnings before interest and taxes ( EBIT) divided by total assets. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * earning power earning power ➔ power1 * * * earning power UK US noun [U] ► the ability of a person to ea …   Financial and business terms

  • earning power — noun Etymology: earning from gerund of earn (I) : the relative ability of an individual or an organization to command earnings in return for services or goods a corporation with good earning power the general rise in all earning power has tended… …   Useful english dictionary

  • earning power — See earning capacity …   Black's law dictionary

  • earning power — Same as earning capacity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • earning power — assessment of a person s ability to earn a certain salary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • power — ▪ I. power pow‧er 1 [ˈpaʊə ǁ paʊr] noun 1. [uncountable] the ability or right to control people, organizations, events etc: • I m against giving too much power to one man. power over • Congress s power over federal spending • He plans to resign …   Financial and business terms

  • power — 1 noun 1 CONTROL (U) the ability or right to control people or events: We all felt that the chairman had too much power. | He was motivated by greed, envy, and the lust for power. (+ over): She has a lot of power over the people in her team. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • power — pow|er1 [ pauər ] noun *** ▸ 1 ability to influence/do ▸ 2 political/legal control ▸ 3 physical force/strength ▸ 4 energy/electricity ▸ 5 in mathematics ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the ability to influence or control what people do or think: Power… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • power — I UK [ˈpaʊə(r)] / US [ˈpaʊər] noun Word forms power : singular power plural powers *** Metaphor: Having power and controlling someone is like being in a higher position than them. Not having power is like being low down. They have no… …   English dictionary

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