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Gross

The amount before any subtractions are made. For example, the amount that a person earns from an employer represents his gross income. He then subtracts his tax liability and other deductions to arrive at his net income.
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"Terrorism is the grossest violation of human rights.
The Trash Pack are the grossest guys who live in the garbage and there's 208 stickers of them to collect, produced by Spanish company Giromax.
But it eliminates the grossest injustices, and that is why it should be deployed across all sports.
The grossest irregularities are said to include reduction of the founding capital without the Fund's consent, mortgaging the Fund's assets without its consent, non-earmarked spending of the Fund's money and not issuing financial reports in compliance with the legal regulations.
Only one element was lacking to create the perfect criminal subculture, and that was a sense of immunity, a perception that even the grossest crimes would go undetected and unpunished.
Her "friend" and bandmate LEIGH-ANNE PINNOCK said: "Perrie is the grossest eater ever.
Judge William George said: "This is one of the grossest betrayals of trust in relation to an elderly parent I have ever had the misfortune to come across.
"Who Pooped in the Zoo?: Exploring the Weirdest, Wackiest, grossest & Most Surprising Facts About Zoo Poop" is a fascinating photo-illustrated fact book about different kinds of zoo animals' and birds' droppings.
Waltraud Queiser Morales, PhD, acquaints us with the plight of the girl soldier, a victim of many of the grossest violations of human rights ranging from battery, sexual abuse, and torture to outright slavery.
Most records, though, are set by people with a desire to do something extraordinary--to be the strongest, fastest, loudest, and grossest, among other superlatives.
Corporate reputations were put to the test with major product recalls from the likes of Toyota, Johnson & Johnson and McDonald's, while bedbugs became perhaps the grossest story of the summer.
During the Monday debate Manevski addressed the opposition MPs saying "I am denied justice because you may say whatever you feel like but will not be held accountable due to your immunity." The opposition called the minister of justice "chameleon", the last Bolshevik", "the protector of the grossest crime", "criminal and political Mujahedin", and "party hangman" of the Macedonian justice system.