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net profit

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 of net profit
First recorded in 1660-70 Unabridged
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  • It had made for them in one hour forty million dollars net profit, and this was but the beginning.

    Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford George Randolph Chester
  • At all events, the net profit to her and her confederates in the affair must have been some £10,000.

  • A net profit of five per cent on this amount, gives $20,000 each year to the insurance fund.

    Solaris Farm Milan C. Edson
  • The net profit to the author from the first of these books was six francs!

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • Out of the net profit a percentage goes to the chiefs, and the remainder is divided among the workmen.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for net profit

net profit

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

actual revenue after expenses in a given period of time

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