Definition of pretax in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌprēˈtaks/


(Of income or profits) considered or calculated before the deduction of taxes: pretax profits rose 23 percent
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  • Operating profit, pre-tax income and net income were all up on 1999 figures.
  • Congress needs to enact policies that boost pre-tax wages and after-tax incomes.
  • The company took on staff in 2001 and saw an increase in its turnover and pre-tax profit.

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Syllabification: pre·tax

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