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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.

Use gross in a sentence

While the quarterly report showed a higher than expected gross profit, after subtracting the cost of goods sold the figures were not that impressive.

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