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gross

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡrəʊs/
COMMERCE the total amount of money that a film makes in sales of cinema tickets: a gross of sth His latest film opened with a gross of just $6 million.
FINANCE the amount that a person or business earns before tax and costs have been taken away: a gross of sth Her company showed a 25% profit on a gross of about $200,000 in 2010.
MEASURES a quantity of 144 of something: a gross of sth a gross of apples
(Definition of gross noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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