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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Emolument \E*mol"u*ment\, n. [L. emolumentum, lit., a working
out, fr. emoliri to move out, work out; e out + moliri to set
in motion, exert one's self, fr. moles a huge, heavy mass:
cf. F. ['e]molument. See Mole a mound.]
The profit arising from office, employment, or labor; gain;
compensation; advantage; perquisites, fees, or salary.
A long . . . enjoyment of the emoluments of office.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 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"
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