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net profit

noun
1.
the actual profit made on a business transaction, sale, etc., or during a specific period of business activity, after deducting all costs from gross receipts.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70
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Examples from the web for net profit
  • After figuring your business income and expenses, you are ready to figure the net profit or net loss from your business.
  • Their shareholders are happy, because they are pulling in money and making a net profit.
  • The steep price cut may boost the sales number and add to the gross profit but not necessarily its net profit margin.
  • The corporation earns a net profit and pays corporate taxes on that profit.
  • Partnerships should file a return on the net profit of the business activity.
British Dictionary definitions for net profit

net profit

noun
1.
gross profit minus all operating costs not included in the calculation of gross profit, esp wages, overheads, and depreciation
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Contemporary definitions for net profit
noun

actual revenue after expenses in a given period of time

noun

See net revenue

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