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gravity

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈɡrævəti/
NATURAL FORCE the force that makes objects fall to the ground or that pulls objects towards a planet or other body: the laws of gravityThe Earth and outer space - general words
SERIOUS PROBLEM formal the quality of being very serious: You don't seem to realize the gravity of the situation. →  See also centre of gravity Lacking humour
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