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adjective net pronunciation in British English /net/
  1. 1
    a net amount of money is the total amount after taxes or costs have been removed
    net gain/loss etc: net profits of £143,000
    Net earnings per share amounted to £0.78.
    See also gross1
  2. 2
    [only before noun] a net effect or result is the final one, after everything has been considered
    The net effect of this policy has been higher employment but lower wages.
  3. 3
    the net weight of something is its weight without its container
    a box of sweets weighing 500 grams net

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