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Definition of "high-income" []

  • Of or relating to individuals or groups, such as families, that are supported by or earn income considered high in comparison with that of the larger population: high-income taxpayers. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "high-income" in a sentence
  • "For instance, the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global—a benchmark bond index for emerging-market bonds—doesn't include South Korea and Taiwan because they are characterized as high-income economies by the World Bank."
  • ""Obama could argue that he was providing a new, if temporary, benefit tilted toward high-income households, while encouraging them to spend the money in socially productive ways," she wrote."
  • "As for the evidence of people working (relatively?) hard even if they do pay high taxes: Germany has a current tax rate of 45% for the very high-income earners, average is about 34% I think, and that's just income tax."
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