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Noun
/ˈroiəltē/,
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royalties, plural;
  1. People of royal blood or status
    • - diplomats, heads of state, and royalty shared tables at the banquet
  2. A member of a royal family
    • - she swept by as if she were royalty
  3. The status or power of a king or queen
    • - the brilliance of her clothes, her jewels, all revealed her royalty
  4. A sum of money paid to a patentee for the use of a patent or to an author or composer for each copy of a book sold or for each public performance of a work

  5. A royal right (now esp. over minerals) granted by a sovereign to an individual or corporation

  6. A payment made by a producer of minerals, oil, or natural gas to the owner of the site or of the mineral rights over it


  1. payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property; "he received royalties on his book"
  2. royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
  3. The Royalty/La Realeza (Nuestra Segunda Obra Maestra) is the second studio album following the success of Masterpiece by R.K.M & Ken-Y. After a two and a half year wait their album was released on September 9, 2008 . ...
  4. Royalties (sometimes, running royalties, or private sector taxes) are usage-based payments made by one party (the "licensee") and another (the "licensor") for ongoing use of an asset, sometimes an intellectual property (IP). ...
  5. The rank, status, power or authority of a monarch; People of royal rank, plus their families, treated as a group; A royal right or prerogative, such as the exploitation of a natural resource; the granting of such a right; payment received for such a right; The payment received by an owner of ...
  6. (Royalties) The owner's share of the value of minerals (oil and gas) produced on the property, free of the costs of production.
  7. (Royalties) payments made for the use of an asset (in the case of mining usually a produced metal or mineral) delivered to the “owner” of the asset (usually a government), either at gross or net value of the asset, as determined by the owner
  8. (Royalties) payments to a playwright for the right to perform a show; they have lapsed in the case of the Scottish Play
  9. (Royalties) percentage of the sales price earned by the author on sold copies. These are generally charged against the advance until it is earned out.
  10. (Royalties) Payments made to the government to compensate it for the right to extract (and purchase) a non-renewable natural resource.  Most royalties are either ad valorem (based on a percentage of the value of output, e.g. ...
  11. (Royalties) The percentage of the sales (monetary) an author receives for each copy of the book sold.
  12. (Royalties) Percentage share of ownership of the revenue generated by drug products
  13. (ROYALTIES) A fee generally paid to give incentives to copywriters, based on number of direct mail packages mailed. Typical royalties vary between $10/M and $50/M.
  14. (ROYALTIES) Ongoing fees paid to the franchisor by franchisees in respect of ongoing training and support services provided, usually a % of turnover
  15. (ROYALTIES) income paid to songwriters, publishers, and others for the use of a song.  Royalties result mainly from two sources: performances [monies paid by a PRO based on the number of times a song receives a performance] and mechanicals [monies paid by a record company based on record sales].
  16. (Royalties) A negotiated percentage of the money earned from each individual unit sale that is paid by the publisher to certain parties such as developers and licensors. This term is often used incorrectly as it implies legal ownership of the product being sold. ...
  17. (Royalties) A percentage fee paid by gas companies to leaseholders on the land from which the gas is being extracted from, ranging in Pennsylvania from no less than 12 percent up to and potentially in excess of 20 percent of the value of all extracted gas.
  18. (Royalties) Another term for Service Fee but, in fact a misnomer because service fees are calculated on the same basis as royalties (percentage of gross turn-over). In essence, royalties are a form of passive income which requires little or no effort from the recipient. ...
  19. (Royalties) Is there a national or regional brand or corporate office which gets some of your commissions on each sale? Does it cap or apply to every sale?
  20. (Royalties) It is also known as a Bonus and means an extra payment for having a strong hand such as a straight flush or royal flush.
  21. (Royalties) Payments made to the owners for use of property rights such as oil or gas development leases often held in the form or a royalty trust.
  22. (Royalties) State government charges for the mining of coal
  23. (Royalties) The amount exploration and production companies pay to the mineral rights owners of a producing well. Pennsylvania state law requires this rate be no less than 12% of the market price per 1000 cubic feet of gas on the day that gas comes out of the ground. ...
  24. (Royalties) The amount you will get paid for each record sale.
  25. (Royalties) The commission paid to the author based on book sales. Wheatmark pays the author 20% of publisher's print receipts.