- 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
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- gross profit minus all operating costs not included in the calculation of gross profit, esp wages, overheads, and depreciation
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