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disposable incomenoun [U]

uk   /dɪˌspəʊ.zə.bəl ˈɪn.kʌm/ us   /dɪˌspoʊ.zə.bəl ˈɪn.kʌm/
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disposable incomenoun [U]

uk   us   also expendable income ECONOMICS
the income that someone has available to spend or save after taxes have been taken out and they have paid for food and other basic needs: For the first six months, average disposable income for urban dwellers rose 14%. High petrol prices will reduce disposable income.
(Definition of disposable income from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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