Definition of 'gross'
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This smacks of gross negligence and it is the public who will suffer. The Sun (2006)The deduction is allowed in computing adjusted gross income. Christianity Today (2000)It would be pointless to agree a tax on gross profits as racing would lose out. The Sun (2008)The claimant did not need to establish either gross negligence or something more serious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His actions led to him being fired last year for gross misconduct. The Sun (2011)Three others also face a probe over gross misconduct allegations. The Sun (2014)Next also impressed with the way in which it widened gross margins on the retail side. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The ruling of gross negligence is the most serious possible outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is possible to make charitable donations from your gross pay before income tax has been deducted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Investments and income can be paid gross of tax and in the currency of your choice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You could spend the entire gross domestic product on it, and still find shortages. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The gross domestic product of most industrial countries dropped by about 30 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Its debt has doubled to a huge 195% of gross domestic product since then. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The cast album from the show has grossed about $11 million in sales. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When you feel gross you don't want anyone touching bits of you that wobble. The Sun (2014)Although it's safe to smell it really is quite gross. The Sun (2012)The country will lose about 15 per cent of its gross national product. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)That means the show alone will have grossed about 3 million. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Britain's budget deficit peaked at under 11% of gross domestic product. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It pays a 15 per cent duty on gross profit its telephone business, which plunged into the red this year. The Sun (2009)They say it was gross misconduct and I'm now suspended. The Sun (2012)It must be remembered that in examining the results of this campaign attention must first be paid, not to the gross totals, but to the percentages. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'gross'
British English: gross /ɡrəʊs/ ADJECTIVE
You use gross to emphasize the degree to which something is unacceptable or unpleasant.
The remark was a gross insult to workers.
- American English: gross
- Arabic: هائِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: bruto
- Chinese: 毛的
- Croatian: grub
- Czech: neomluvitelný
- Danish: grov
- Dutch: walgelijk
- European Spanish: bruto
- Finnish: törkeä
- French: grossier désagréable
- German: ungeheuerlich
- Greek: κατάφωρος
- Italian: madornale
- Japanese: ひどい
- Korean: 심한
- Norwegian: grov utilgivelig
- Polish: ordynarny
- European Portuguese: bruto
- Romanian: grosolan
- Russian: вопиющий
- Spanish: bruto
- Swedish: äcklig
- Thai: หยาบคาย
- Turkish: göze batar
- Ukrainian: жахливий
- Vietnamese: trắng trợn
British English: gross VERB
If a person or a business grosses a particular amount of money, they earn that amount of money before tax has been taken away.
The company grossed a good amount of money last year.
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