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English definition of “net salary”

net salary

noun [C or U]     (plural net salaries) FINANCE, WORKPLACE
a person's salary after taxes , insurance , etc. have been subtracted : The company provided permanent health insurance that would pay 80% of a person's net salary after six months of sickness .
(Definition of net salary noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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