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net profitnoun [C or U]

uk   us   FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
the ​money made by a ​company or ​part of a ​company for a particular ​period after all ​costs, ​taxes, etc. have been ​paid: net profit climbs/falls/rises Annual ​netprofitfell 20% in the wake of tough ​competition.a net profit of $12m/£78m/€1bn, etc. The ​companyposted a ​netprofit of $160m for the first ​quarter.
the ​money made from ​selling something after all ​costs, ​taxes, etc. have been ​paid: The ​ticket agent's ​profit is ​calculated as the ​sum of the ​netprofit from ​sellingtickets and the ​bonus.
(Definition of net profit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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