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English definition of “gain”

gain

noun [C, U]     /ɡeɪn/
POSITIVE THING C1 something useful or positive that you get: financial gain Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
INCREASE C1 an increase in something such as size, weight, or amountBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
(Definition of gain noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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