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English definition of “net”

net

verb [T] (CATCH)    /net/ (-tt-)
to catch something using a net: How many fish did you net this afternoon ?Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting to get something good or to earn a lot of money from something: [+ two objects] She netted herself a fortune when she sold her company . Mark's netted himself a top job with an advertising company . She netted £10 million (for herself) from the sale of her company .Earning money and money earned
(Definition of net verb (CATCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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