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English definition of “gross”

gross

adjective, adverb     /ɡrəʊs/ US  /ɡroʊs/
C1 (in) total: A person's gross income is the money they earn before tax is deducted from it. Once wrapped, the gross weight of the package is 2.1 kg. She earns £30,000 a year gross. → Compare net adjectiveTaxation
(Definition of gross adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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