Loss

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Definition

a loss: a deficit, a depletion, a waste, a detriment; a death
noun

Examples

  • "Profits and Losses"
  • "My dark curly locks, what a terrible loss"
  • "The Serious Fraud office has been called in, and, although they haven't officially announced their findings yet, the Sunday Roast has THE scoop: it appears that Leeson had been netting huge losses on unauthorised deals, and falsifying information to cover up his failures."
  • "In the US, the loss of industrial jobs and the rise of a global economy have threatened the higher wages that union members once enjoyed."
  • "Before I begin reading the will, please accept my condolences for the loss of your grandfather, Mr. Jones."

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