Definition of 'loss'
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Her damages claim includes loss of earnings up to the normal retirement age. The Sun (2016)Instead the previously profitable businesses plunged into losses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remember that you can offset losses you make against any gains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You deserve to be enveloped in a duvet of love and comfort for your great loss. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is no evidence that either causes hair loss. The Sun (2016)What can be done in the face of such appalling loss of life and collapse of civilised standards? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Luxury cars often lose more but because they are so expensive, the actual percentage loss is less. The Sun (2016)Over three years those not on a Med diet were more likely to have a higher loss of total brain volume. The Sun (2017)Should I just cut my losses and take the risk of leaving? The Sun (2016)Those with the supplement showed less signs of bone loss plus less risk of heart disease. The Sun (2015)This will lead to gradual weight loss. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They found dental cavities can be caused by mutations in a protein that also causes hair loss. The Sun (2015)This loss of power is not present at birth and must therefore be acquired at some point. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)This is a senseless loss of life. The Sun (2015)The resulting lax lending practices can cause substantial losses to government agencies that provide the loan guarantees. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)The book became an international bestseller and transformed the company from loss into profit. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Grief and loss may be a different matter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Note that thick curtains will cut heat loss and your heating bill. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Its losses due to deaths exceed its gains from membership transfer. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)They also seemed to experience less blood loss. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That will leave them little option but to recoup losses through higher rents. The Sun (2016)He is a great loss to our game. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They like the culture they have and experience change as loss. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Another good thing about the loss of trust lies in its origins. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was a huge amount of weight loss. The Sun (2015)Suitable for people with less profound hearing loss. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Cut your losses with projects that are not going to work and do things that make you feel comfortable. The Sun (2015)Instead he found himself in spiralling debt and began pinching money from his unsuspecting fiancée to try to make up losses. The Sun (2013)This could lead to hefty claims for consequential losses on top of the repayment of fees and other costs as well as interest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Equitable all but collapsed in 2000 and was forced to shut to new business following mammoth losses. The Sun (2011)The good news is that this healthy eating will result in weight loss in a person who has previously been eating too many of the unhealthy foods. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)
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Translations for 'loss'
British English: loss /lɒs/ NOUN
Loss is the fact of no longer having something or of having less of it than before.
...loss of sight.
- American English: loss
- Arabic: خَسَارَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: perda
- Chinese: 损失
- Croatian: gubitak
- Czech: ztráta
- Danish: tab
- Dutch: verlies
- European Spanish: pérdida
- Finnish: menetys
- French: perte
- German: Verlust
- Greek: απώλεια
- Italian: perdita
- Japanese: 喪失
- Korean: 손실
- Norwegian: tap
- Polish: strata
- European Portuguese: perda
- Romanian: pierdere
- Russian: потеря
- Spanish: pérdida
- Swedish: förlust
- Thai: ความสูญเสีย
- Turkish: kayıp
- Ukrainian: втрата
- Vietnamese: sự mất mát
Definition of loss from the Collins English Dictionary
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