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gross

Definitions by Oxford


[ɡrəʊs], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (especially of wrongdoing) very obvious and unacceptable
(e.g: gross human rights abuses)

- (of income, profit, or interest) without deduction of tax or other contributions; total
(e.g: the gross amount of the gift was £1,000)

- very rude or coarse; vulgar
(e.g: a gross, slap-and-tickle version of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’)

- general or large-scale; not detailed
(e.g: at the gross anatomical level)


Phrases:
- by the gross

Origin:
Middle English (in the sense ‘thick, massive, bulky’): from Old French gros, grosse ‘large’, from late Latin grossus


[ɡrəʊs], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- without tax or other contributions having been deducted
(e.g: if the value of your Bond is £50,000 or more the interest will be paid gross)


Phrases:
- by the gross

Origin:


[ɡrəʊs], (Verb)

Definitions:
- produce or earn (an amount of money) as gross profit or income
(e.g: the film went on to gross $8 million)


Phrases:
- by the gross

Origin:


[ɡrəʊs], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an amount equal to twelve dozen; 144
(e.g: fifty-five gross of tins of processed milk)

- a gross profit or income
(e.g: the box office grosses mounted)


Phrases:
- by the gross

Origin:







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