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pre-taxadjective [before noun]

also pretax /ˌpriːˈtæks/ uk   us  
TAX, ACCOUNTING before tax is paid: They will spend more than 15% of their pre-tax income on health care costs. Full-year pre-tax earnings rose approximately 8% to $670 million from $620 million.pretax profits/loss The company had a pre-tax loss of £4.5 million.
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