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Definition of

earnings retained

Accounting

firm's profits kept as reserves, expansion, or investment the amount of profit remaining after tax and distribution to stockholders that is retained in a business and used as a reserve or as a means of financing expansion or investment.

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Definitions of ’earnings retained’ and meaning of ’earnings retained’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’earnings retained’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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