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e·mol·u·ment

 (ĭ-mŏl′yə-mənt)
n.
Payment for an office or employment; compensation.

[Middle English, from Latin ēmolumentum, gain, originally a miller's fee for grinding grain, from ēmolere, to grind out : ē-, ex-, ex- + molere, to grind; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]

emolument

(ɪˈmɒljʊmənt)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the profit arising from an office or employment, usually in the form of fees or wages
[C15: from Latin ēmolumentum benefit; originally, fee paid to a miller, from ēmolere, from molere to grind]

e•mol•u•ment

(ɪˈmɒl yə mənt)

n.
compensation, as fees or tips, from employment; recompense.
[1470–80; < Latin ēmolumentum advantage, benefit, derivative of ēmolere to produce by grinding]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emolument - 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"
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

emolument

noun
Translations
أجْر، أتْعاب، راتِب
honorarlønsalær
laun; hagnaîur, gróîi
atlyginimaspajamos
atalgojumsienākumi

emolument

[ɪˈmɒljʊmənt] N (often pl) (frm) (= salary) → emolumentos mpl; (= fees) → honorarios mpl

emolument

n usu pl (form)Vergütung f; (= fee)Honorar nt; (= salary)Bezüge pl

emolument

[ɪˈmɒljʊmənt] n (often pl) (frm) → emolumento

emolument

(iˈmoljumənt) noun
profit made from employment, salary, fees etc.
References in classic literature ?
Chairman and Gintlemen," said the Other, "it sames to me, and I'm hopin' yez wull approve the suggistion, that an appropriet way to honour the mimory of the decaised would be to erect an emolument sootably inscribed wid his vartues.
No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States; and no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.
The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them.
He was one of the best-natured fellows in the world, and was, at the same time, master of so much pleasantry and humour, that he was reputed the wit of the country; and all the neighbouring gentlemen were so desirous of his company, that as denying was not his talent, he spent much time at their houses, which he might, with more emolument, have spent in his school.
Among the most formidable of the obstacles which the new Constitution will have to encounter may readily be distinguished the obvious interest of a certain class of men in every State to resist all changes which may hazard a diminution of the power, emolument, and consequence of the offices they hold under the State establishments; and the perverted ambition of another class of men, who will either hope to aggrandize themselves by the confusions of their country, or will flatter themselves with fairer prospects of elevation from the subdivision of the empire into several partial confederacies than from its union under one government.
This being so, to remain in ignorance of the enemy's condition simply because one grudges the outlay of a hundred ounces of silver in honors and emoluments, is the height of inhumanity.
Holding the office directly from the crown, I believe, all the royal emoluments incident to the Cinque Port territories become by assignment his.
Contending vainly against the disabling advances of rheumatism, Thomas Pennyquick ruefully contemplated the prospect of being laid up at home by a long illness--with a wife and children to support, and with the emoluments attached to his position passing into the pockets of the first stranger who could be found to occupy his place at the inn.
Hutchinson rejoiced to mark the gradual growth of an aristocratic class, to whom the common people, as in duty bound, were learning humbly to resign the honors, emoluments, and authority of state.
as Mr Dennis swore) the greatest possible curse a civilised community could know, and militating more against the professional emoluments and usefulness of the great constitutional office he had the honour to hold, than any adverse circumstances that could present themselves to his imagination.
From the gift of these a greater number of offices and emoluments will flow.
With the emoluments of the cardinalship and the ministry, I say too little when I say two millions a year.