net earnings

Definition of "net earnings"
  1. For a person, it's the pay received after subtracting necessary withholdings like taxes and Social Security contributions; for a business, it's the profit calculated by subtracting expenses, taxes, and deductions from total income
How to use "net earnings" in a sentence
  1. His net earnings were sufficient to cover his monthly expenses.
  2. The company’s net earnings this quarter showed a significant increase compared to last year.
  3. Tax adjustments lowered her net earnings for the year.

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