Definition of 'gulf'
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There is a big gulf in that understanding that we have allowed to grow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a gulf in class, in size of budget and expectation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The widening gulf was bridged by borrowing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was a great gulf fixed between today and yesterday. The House of Mirth (1905)That merely widens a gulf that people are not inclined to cross anyway. Christianity Today (2000)There is still a wide gulf between the two sides. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was a huge gulf between them and those at the top. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His team found a gulf in the quality and quantity of music lessons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So too was the gaping gulf in class. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is often a vast gulf between our expectations of city life and the reality. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Suggest you give each other a relaxing massage to help bridge the physical gulf between you. The Sun (2012)The agenda of the memorandum shows a huge gulf between the two main parties. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The vast and widening gulf between imports and exports tells a troubling story. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is the first gulf between the two groups. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The rugby world mostly pondered the vast gulf between them and the rest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is a huge gulf between disapproval and strong moral condemnation and the right to make a decisive intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a huge gulf between young and old that lets new concepts of beauty in through the back door. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The scale of the economic gulf between the two parties came as two polls yesterday showed that the election remained wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is a class gulf between them, and they resent each other. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Struggled at set-pieces as gulf in class showed. The Sun (2012)There is a huge gulf in the public resources provided to English regions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Moreover, that average conceals a great gulf in England between the good and the bad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is likely - at least at first - to be a vast gulf of understanding on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He agrees there is often a gulf between people 's notion of the role they play in a team and the role their colleagues think they play. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'gulf'
British English: gulf NOUN
difference A gulf is an important or significant difference between two people, things, or groups.
Within society, there is a growing gulf between rich and poor.
British English: gulf NOUN
sea A gulf is a large area of sea which extends a long way into the surrounding land.
The storm was last night heading into the gulf.
Definition of gulf from the Collins English Dictionary
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