a government program that provides financial assistance to needy people so that they can maintain a certain income level.
[in-kuhm-er] /ˈɪnˌkʌm ər/ noun 1. a person who comes . 2. Chiefly British. an immigrant. 3. an intruder. 4. a successor. 5. Hunting. a duck, pheasant, etc., that flies toward the shooter. /ˈɪnkʌmə/ noun 1. a person who comes to live in a place in which he was not born
noun 1. a government policy to curb inflation that relies on voluntary compliance rather than on mandatory wage, price, or profit controls. noun 1. See prices and incomes policy
noun 1. an accounting of income and expenses that indicates a firm’s net profit or loss over a certain period of time, usually one year.
- Income support
noun 1. (in Britain, formerly) a social security payment for people on very low incomes noun in the UK, a monetary benefit given by the government to supplement someone’s income, esp. for the disabled or single parents Usage Note British