pretax

[ pree-taks ]
/ priˈtæks /
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adjective, adverb

prior to the payment of taxes: pretax income; bonds earning 12 percent pretax.

Nearby words

  1. pret a porter,
  2. pret.,
  3. preta,
  4. pretarsal,
  5. pretarsus,
  6. preteen,
  7. pretence,
  8. pretend,
  9. pretended,
  10. pretender

Origin of pretax

First recorded in 1940–45; pre- + tax

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