gross

gross adj., adv., v., n.

1 [only before noun] being the total amount of sth before anything is taken away:gross weight (= including the container or wrapping) 2[only before noun] (formal or law) (of a crime, etc.) very obvious and unacceptable

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1 gross income / wage (= before taxes, etc. are taken away)
Investments showed a gross profit of 26%