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net

noun
 
 
/net/
[U] US ( also net income, also net profit) MONEY, TAX the amount of profit that a business has left after tax has been paid: The company's fourth-quarter net edged higher to $22.4 million from $22 million.
cast/spread your net wide to include many people or things when you are looking for something or trying to do something: With unemployment in the area below 1%, it has had to cast its net wide to fill the 70 jobs it expects to create this year.
→  See also safety net
Translations of “net”
in Korean 그물, 망사…
in Arabic شَبَكة…
in French (de/au) filet…
in Turkish ağ, file…
in Italian rete…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 網, 網狀物…
in Russian сетчатый материал, сеть, сетка…
in Polish siatka, sieć…
in Spanish red, malla…
in Portuguese rede…
in German das Netz, Netz-……
in Catalan xarxa, malla…
in Japanese 網, 網(織物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 网, 网状物…
(Definition of net noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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