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English definition of “gain”


noun [C or U] (SOMETHING OBTAINED)    /ɡeɪn/
C1 an occasion when you get something useful or positive : Whatever the objections to this sort of treatment , the gains in terms of the number of lives saved are substantial . The minister was sacked for abusing power for his personal gain.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of gain noun (SOMETHING OBTAINED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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