loss

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɒs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lɔs, lɑs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lôs, los)


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loss

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [heavy, severe, humiliating] loss
  2. [capital, financial, net] loss
  3. suffers from [memory, hearing, sight] loss
  4. a [permanent, temporary] loss (of memory)
  5. a loss of [data, information]
  6. [a terrible, an overwhelming] sense of loss
  7. [encourage, promote, notice] weight loss
  8. the plane experienced a (slight) loss in [speed, pressure]
  9. a loss of cabin pressure
  10. [sustained, suffered] heavy losses in the [storm, battle, attack]
  11. losses from the [battle, storm] totaled [100, $400]
  12. the army [sustained, suffered] heavy losses (in soldiers)
  13. the [gambler, investor, market] suffered heavy losses
  14. the challenger [inflected, delivered] a humiliating loss on
  15. [mourn, grieve] the loss of a [relative, parent, grandparent]
  16. the loss of (a) life
  17. (I'm) sorry for your loss
  18. his death is a terrible loss to [music, politics]
  19. oh well - (it's) your loss!
  20. your loss is our gain
  21. [five] wins and [two] losses
  22. a loss in [value, strength, productivity, quality]
  23. a loss of [votes, voters, support]
n as adj
  1. weight-loss [programs, products, clubs, bars, supplements, diets]
  2. the loss leader [attracted, lured, enticed] customers
  3. [perishables, goods, cookies, discs] sold as loss leaders
  4. a loss leader [item, product, brand, range]
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