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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The amount of one's salary remaining after federal, state, and often city income taxes and various other deductions have been withheld.

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  • n. The net earnings of a salary or wage earner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. what is left of your pay after deductions for taxes and dues and insurance etc

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