1. (weight, price, profit) 
a. neto(a) 
net revenuefacturación f
transitive verb
2. (earn) 
to net £2,000 poundsganar 2.000 libras netas or limpias
net [net]
1 (for catching fish, butterflies) red (f); (for hair) redecilla (f); (fabric) tul (m)
to cast one's net wider ampliar el campo de acción
to fall into the net caer en la trampa
to slip through the net escapar de la red
2 (Tennis) (Ftbl) red (f)
3 (network) red (f)
the net (internet) (el or la) Internet; to surf the net navegar por Internet
on the Net/are you on the net?
transitive verb
[+fish] pescar (con red); [+criminal] atrapar
The invasion of Panama had just recently netted Manuel Noriega this year there were fewer patrols working to net the law breakers Operation Chequered-flag netted 178 offenders in Clevedon, near Bristol Secret investigations have netted 90 staff suspected of fraud and theft
intransitive verb
(Dep) (score goal) marcar
Adcock almost netted again with a header barely a minute later
net curtain (n) visillo (m)
net [net]
1 (Comm) [+price, interest, salary] neto
net of tax deducidos los impuestos; at a net profit of 5% con un beneficio neto del 5%; net weight peso (m) neto
2 [+result, effect] final; global
The TUC says it is facing increasing demands on its resources and its work has expanded, the net result is an overdraft of about two million pounds What happens chemically is complicated, but the net result is the ability to create electrically conducting structures as small as 10 billionths of a metre The net effect has been to underline John Major's triumph in the Tory leadership election
transitive verb
(Comm) (earn) ganar en limpio; (produce) producir en limpio
the new tax will net the government £50m el nuevo impuesto le supondrá al gobierno unos ingresos netos de 50 millones de libras; the deal netted him £50,000 se embolsó 50.000 libras en el negocio
net assets (n) activo (m) neto
net income (n) renta (f) neta
net loss (n) pérdida (f) neta
net payment (n) importe (m) neto
Waterglade International Holdings has sold its interests in five property developments in Germany with a value of pounds 30m for a total net payment of pounds 4.3m net payments of interest have the full 25% deducted for tax
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