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net result

noun

the final or overall result

Examples

The net result of firing her agent has been positive.

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  • The net result of this is that the majority of women are still addicted to thought.

    The Curse of Education Harold E. Gorst
  • The net result of the day had distinctly not been to further certain schemes.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • The net result of his fusillade of interrogatories, however, was exceedingly meagre.

    No Clue James Hay
  • The proof of all such methods, of course, is the net result.

    France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert
  • But, as they did not agree among themselves, the net result was not valuable.

    Dwellers in Arcady

    Albert Bigelow Paine
Slang definitions & phrases for net result

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.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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