net worth

noun

Origin:
1925–30

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Main Entry:  net worth
Part of Speech:  n pl
Definition:  See net assets
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Example sentences
The company's net worth consisted entirely of the premium obtained from selling
  shares at more than face value.
Annual wealth taxes are levied each year as a fraction of the taxpayer's net
  worth.
It also helps if you can add quickly, since you'll be trying to keep tabs on
  your net worth and adding up all your expenses.
They don't have the net worth of company founders, but their take-home pay
  makes up for it.
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