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gross receipts

noun [plural]
 
 
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, COMMERCE
the profits from particular sales before any costs or taxes have been paid: Moviegoers bought $2.19 billion of tickets this summer, down slightly from last summer's record $2.2 billion in gross receipts. →  Compare net receipts
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