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English definition of “gross margin”

gross margin

noun [C]
 
 
(also gross profit margin) FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
a company’s profit from selling goods or services in a particular period before costs not directly related to producing them are taken away. Gross margin is often shown as a percentage of sales: The software company has $30 million in revenues, 80% gross margin, and 5% pretax profit.
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