disposable income


noun

the part of a person's income remaining after deducting personal income taxes.
(in national income accounting) the total disposable income of all consumers.

Nearby words

  1. displume,
  2. displuviate,
  3. disport,
  4. disposable,
  5. disposable goods,
  6. disposable personal income,
  7. disposable soma theory,
  8. disposal,
  9. dispose,
  10. dispose of

Origin of disposable income

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for disposable income

disposable income

noun

the money a person has available to spend after paying taxes, pension contributions, etc
the total amount of money that the individuals in a community, country, etc, have available to buy consumer goods
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