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adjective net pronunciation in American 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  gross
  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 candy weighing 500 grams net

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