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English definition of “gravity”

gravity

noun [U] uk   /ˈɡræv.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/

gravity noun [U] (FORCE)

the force that attracts objects towards one another, especially the force that makes things fall to the ground: the laws of gravity

gravity noun [U] (SERIOUS)

seriousness: I don't think you understand the gravity of the situation.
(Definition of gravity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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