Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of loss.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. something lost, especially money lost at gambling. Inverse of winnings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something lost (especially money lost at gambling)

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Examples

  • The same government that owns the US postal service will it's $3.8 Billion in losses is branching out to conttrol health care and along with that is a threat of jail time and fines if you don't fall in line!

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  • The same government that owns the US postal service will it's $3.8 Billion in losses is branching out to conttrol health care and along with that is a threat of jail time and fines if you down fall in line! wHAT tir

    Democrats slam GOP as party of 'fear' in health care debate

  • To start with, anyone who concludes you could shut down the NYC subway system and only incur a couple billion in losses is smoking some crack.

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  • "The determination from the carriers has been remarkable. they are determined to stem the title losses and actually start to recouping some of the losses from last year - they were great."

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  • On a linked quarter basis, the corporate real estate transaction, as expected and as expected lower in the term losses on retail auto leases, accounted for the majority of the variance.

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  • The part where you said you were overcome and ended up in a hospital intrigued me, I'm looking for a game where failing doesn't give you the game over screen, where failing and recouping your losses is all part of the game.

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  • The agency is running a deficit, which it defines as losses from plans it has taken on plus estimated losses from plans it is likely to take over.

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  • Despite the short term losses, Swelim, who has had two major American tour groups - one from the Stanford Alumni Association and the other from Yale - cancel planned trips, believes that Egypt will eventually be better off.

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  • The researchers were interested in what happened when a home team suffered an upset, which they defined as losses in games that the home team had been predicted to win by more than 3 points.

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  • The number of job losses is decreasing which is a step in the right direction.

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