Definition of Losses in English :

Define Losses in English

Losses meaning in English

Meaning of Losses in English

Pronunciation of Losses in English

Losses pronunciation in English

Pronounce Losses in English


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1. losings, losses

something lost (especially money lost at gambling)

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


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plural noun
military personnel lost by death or capture
Enemy losses were said to be high.
Military sources put the army's losses at about twenty.
the army's losses

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see synonyms of losses
1. The act or an instance of losing: nine losses during the football season.
a. One that is lost: wrote their flooded house off as a loss.
b. The condition of being deprived or bereaved of something or someone: Her loss was made easier by the support of her friends.
c. The amount of something lost: selling at a 50 percent loss.
3. The harm or suffering caused by losing or being lost: The doctor's retirement is a great loss to the community.
4. losses People lost in wartime; casualties.
5. Destruction: The war caused incalculable loss.
6. Electricity The power decrease caused by resistance in a circuit, circuit element, or device.
7. The amount of a claim on an insurer by an insured.

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