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gravynoun [U]

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

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gravynoun [U]

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

a sauce made from meat juices, 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 our expenses, and the revenue from other ads and subscriptions was gravy.
(Definition of gravy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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gravynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡreɪvi/ informal
money that you receive without much effort: The company directors 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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