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royalty noun definition in Producing music topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

royalty

 noun: Producing music topic
[countable, usually plural] a sum of money that is paid to somebody who has written a book, piece of music, etc. each time that it is sold or performed All royalties from the album will go to charity. She received £2 000 in royalties. a royalty payment She earns a lot in royalties.