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net

adjective ( UK also nett)
 
 
/net/
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE used to describe an amount of money that is left after tax and other costs have been paid: net amount/gain/loss Sixty percent of any net gain or loss will be treated as long-term capital gain or loss.net earnings/income/profit She favored switching the system entirely from a tax on net company profits to one on the gross value of the oil.a net increase/decrease in sth The state will see a net increase of $743 million in income, sales, and other tax revenue. net costs/debt/revenue
COMMERCE, PRODUCTION used to describe a situation in which the value of goods sold or exported by one country is more than the value of the same type of goods sold or exported by the other: The UK became a net exporter of oil.
used to describe what is left after everything important has been included or removed: net effect/impact/result The net result of all the changes in employment levels was a solid gain of 157,000 jobs last month.
→  Compare gross
Translations of “net”
in Korean 순-…
in Arabic صاف…
in French net…
in Turkish net, safı…
in Italian netto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 淨得的,純的…
in Russian чистый (о доходе)…
in Polish netto…
in Spanish neto…
in Portuguese líquido…
in German Netto-…, Rein-……
in Catalan net…
in Japanese 純益…
in Chinese (Simplified) 净得的,纯的…
(Definition of net adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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