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net profit

This page is about the collocation net profit

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

profit remaining after taxes and costs have been deducted

For example

  • Our company made a net profit of nearly a million dollars last year.

  • If our net profit increases this year, all our workers will get a bonus.

Quick Quiz

Net profits are greater if

a. costs are lower

b. taxes are higher

c. bonuses are bigger

Contributor: Matt Errey