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take-home pay

Syllabification: take-home pay

Definition of take-home pay in English:

noun

The pay received by an employee after the deduction of taxes and other obligations.
Example sentences
  • The fact of the matter is that rising inflation is setting at naught the modest gains in take-home pay granted through tax reform and income rises.
  • Analysts credited last year's big rise, which few had predicted, to a strong growth in take-home pay, low unemployment and cheap borrowing costs.
  • We asked mothers to choose an income range within which their weekly household income fell, including take-home pay and benefits.

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