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English definition of “net”

net

adjective [before or after noun] (-tt-) (UK also nett)     /net/
left when there is nothing else to be taken away: I earn £25,000 gross, but my net income (= income that is left after tax has been paid) is about £18,000. The net weight of something excludes the weight of the material that it is packed in. → Compare gross adjective adverbTaxation
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