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take-home pay

noun [U] uk   /ˈteɪk.həʊmˌpeɪ/ us    /-hoʊm-/
the amount of earnings that you have left after tax, etc.
Translations of “take-home pay”
in Chinese (Traditional) (扣除稅款等之後的)淨薪,實發工資…
in Chinese (Simplified) (扣除税款等之后的)净薪,实发工资…
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