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English definition of “gravy”


noun [U]
/ˈɡreɪvi/ informal
money that you receive without much effort: The company directors will mop up most of the gravy.
a situation in which it is easy to make money or to enjoy a comfortable life without much effort: I can forget about the hard times because it's all been gravy for three years now.
(Definition of gravy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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