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net result


the final or overall result


The net result of firing her agent has been positive.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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  • At the end of this first vigorous week of hostilities it is interesting to sum up the net result.

    The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The net result of his fusillade of interrogatories, however, was exceedingly meagre.

    No Clue James Hay
  • This was the net result of fifty years' desultory wandering in and about and over this “mystic” region.

    The Yellowstone National Park Hiram Martin Chittenden
  • The proof of all such methods, of course, is the net result.

    France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert
  • The net result was a shutout for Dallas and five runs for New York.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
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net result

noun phrase

The final result after everything has been added and subtracted, after everything has occurred: net result of your efforts

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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