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English definition of “gross”

gross

adjective
 
 
/ɡrəʊs/
TOTAL A gross amount of money has not had taxes or other costs taken from it: gross earnings/profit Taxation
SERIOUS [always before noun] formal very serious or unacceptable: gross misconduct Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
UNPLEASANT informal very unpleasant: Oh, yuck. That's really gross.Inspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasant
(Definition of gross adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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