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Noun: emolument  i'mól-yu-munt
  1. Compensation received by virtue of holding an office or having employment (usually in the form of wages or fees)
    "a clause in the U.S. constitution prevents sitting legislators from receiving emoluments from their own votes"

Derived forms: emoluments

Type of: compensation

Encyclopedia: Emolument