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English definition of “gross”

gross

adjective [before noun] (UNACCEPTABLE)    /ɡrəʊs/ US  /ɡroʊs/ formal
C1 (especially in law) unacceptable because clearly wrong: gross misconduct/indecency a gross violation of justiceWrongUnsuitable and unacceptable
(Definition of gross adjective (UNACCEPTABLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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