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adjective     gross pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a gross amount of money is the total amount before taxes or costs have been taken out

    a company with gross revenues of $50,000,000

    In 1984 women earned only 66 percent of men’s gross weekly earnings.

    See also net
  2. 2
    [only before noun] gross actions are extremely bad and are considered immoral by most people

    He was dismissed for gross misconduct.

    gross negligence/mismanagement:

    They were accused of gross negligence.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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