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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…
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