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gravynoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡreɪ.vi/  us   /ˈɡreɪ.vi/
a ​sauce made with ​meatjuices and ​flour, ​served with ​meat and ​vegetables
(Definition of gravy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gravy" in American English

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gravynoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡreɪ·vi/
  • gravy noun [U] (FOOD)

a ​sauce made from ​meatjuices, often ​mixed with ​flour
  • gravy noun [U] (EXTRA)

infml something ​extra that you ​welcome having and often did not ​expect to get: This ​business took ​care of all ​ourexpenses, and the ​revenue from other ​ads and subscriptions was gravy.
(Definition of gravy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gravy" in Business English

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gravynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡreɪvi/ informal
money that you receive without much ​effort: The ​companydirectors 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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