Meaning of “gross margin” in the English Dictionary


"gross margin" in Business English

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gross marginnoun [ C ]

uk us also gross profit margin FINANCE, ACCOUNTING

a company’s profit from selling goods or services in a particular period before costs not directly related to producing them are taken away. Gross margin is often shown as a percentage of sales:

The software company has $30 million in revenues, 80% gross margin, and 5% pretax profit.

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