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"take-home pay" in British English

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take-home paynoun [U]

uk   /ˌteɪk.həʊmˈpeɪ/  us   /-hoʊm-/
the ​amount of ​earnings that you have ​left after ​tax, etc.
(Definition of take-home pay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"take-home pay" in Business English

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take-home paynoun [U]

uk   us   ( also take-home, also take-home income)
HR, WORKPLACE the ​amount of ​money that you ​earn each month after ​tax, etc. has been taken away: Non-mortgage ​debtpayments shouldn't ​exceed 10 to 15% of monthly take-home ​pay. Average take-home of first-year ​officer: $66,000.
(Definition of take-home pay from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take-home pay”
in Chinese (Simplified) (扣除税款等之后的)净薪,实发工资…
in Chinese (Traditional) (扣除稅款等之後的)淨薪,實發工資…
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