gain noun Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "gain" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

gain

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ɡeɪn/
an increase in size, weight, amount, etc.: Having deducted costs we still made a net gain of five thousand pounds. Stocks ended the day with a moderate gain.
something useful or good that you get for yourself: He was fired for abusing his position for his own personal gain. →  See also book gain , capital gain , short-term gain , paper gain
Translations of “gain”
in Arabic يَكْتَسِب, يَكْسَب…
in Korean 증가…
in Malaysian keuntungan…
in French profit, gain…
in Turkish kazanç, kâr, artma…
in Italian guadagno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 得到東西, 獲得,得到, 收益,獲利…
in Russian прибыль, выгода, увеличение…
in Polish zysk, wzrost…
in Vietnamese lợi lộc…
in Spanish beneficio, ganancia…
in Portuguese ganho…
in Thai ผลประโยชน์…
in German der Gewinn…
in Catalan augment…
in Japanese 増加, 利益…
in Indonesian keuntungan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 得到东西, 获得,得到, 收益,获利…
(Definition of gain noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of gain?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “gain” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More