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1. The total amount before anything is deducted. Many important accounting statistics use this method, such as gross earnings and gross profit. opposite of net.
2. A dozen dozen (144).

For more information, see Net vs Gross.

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You need to figure out a way to get the most gross profit that you can so that you are using your time wisely.

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The gross earnings of the law firm were so high that even their net earnings still allowed them to hire three new lawyers.

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I wish I could never even see how much money has left my hands, gross profits can be so high, although net profits are always so low.

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Gross Margin Return On Investment (GMROI) Gross Domestic Product