Meaning of “gratis” in the English Dictionary

"gratis" in American English

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gratisadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɡræt̬·ɪs, ˈɡrɑ·t̬ɪs/

free; not costing anything:

Drinks were gratis.

(Definition of “gratis” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gratis" in Business English

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/ˈɡrætɪs/ uk us COMMERCE

without asking for any payment:

He offered his services gratis to those in need.
They gave us the film rights gratis.


/ˈɡrætɪs/ uk us COMMERCE

available without payment:

Airport parking is gratis.
All food is gratis, but they charge for the drinks.

(Definition of “gratis” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)