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 for Emolument
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.
     [1913 Webster]
           A long . . . enjoyment of the emoluments of office.
     [1913 Webster]

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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