Translation of gross in Spanish:
- 1 (extreme, flagrant) (before noun/delante del nombre) [disregard/injustice] flagrante; [exaggeration] burdo a gross distortion of the facts una burda tergiversación de los hechos gross ignorance ignorancia (feminine) crasa or supinaExample sentences
- The indignation is compounded by evidence of gross corruption.
- The apathy, lack of understanding and political will and gross corruption in the government enhances the scope of the industry to continue with impunity.
- Even if we forget about principle and adopt a pragmatic stance, there is little to be gained in appeasing gross violence by the powerful.
- 2 (total) [weight/profit/income] bruto I earn £400 a week gross gano 400 libras brutas por semana gross domestic/national product [Economics/Economía] producto (masculine) interno/nacional bruto
- 3 3.1 (fat) obeso, gordísimo 3.2 (vulgar) [person] ordinario, grosero, basto; [language/joke] soez; [spectacle] burdo did he do that? that's gross! ¿eso hizo? ¡qué asco!Example sentences
- Guess which activity used to be sorely frowned upon by the upper echelons, scorned by the elite, and ridiculed by the meritocracy as a gross, vulgar pastime for the ill-bred?
- At least a third of the people promenading along the seafront were more than just overweight - they were gross, with their swollen bellies leading the way.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
noun/nombre (plural gross)
- 2(plural grosses)(gross profit) (American English/inglés norteamericano) ingresos (masculine plural) brutos
gross outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (disgust) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], asquear, darle* asco a
gross upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico) [Finance] the yield is 5% which, grossed up, gives 6.7% produce un 5%, es decir, un 6,7% bruto or antes de las retenciones
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