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/ ɡeɪnz /

plural noun

  1. profits or winnings

    ill-gotten gains

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Example Sentences

Supporters pointed to math and literacy gains, while critics noted that those improvements disappeared in elementary school.

All but Ed Gillespie in Virginia won, and even Gillespie made significant gains among female voters compared to now-Gov.

To ensure that all Afghan women see the gains of the last decade, we need to understand, support and enhance existing systems.

And last year, 4th and 8th grade students showed the biggest math and reading gains in the country.

We must not interpret gains as an outright victory—nothing could be more dangerous.

The man who has seen gains self-confidence and the prestige of his subject when he encounters others who have only heard and read.

Having to make the Manchesters yield up their hard won gains is what breaks my heart.

But the inordinate and fortuitous gains from land are really only one example from a general class.

No other cultivator of the soil gains as many friends as the tobacco-grower.

In manners affable, and in benevolence unsurpassed, the Kentucky planter gains the plaudits of all.