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loss

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1 the act or an instance of not having or being able to find
  • He was upset over the loss of his wedding ring.
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2 a person or thing harmed, lost, or destroyed
  • The platoon was able to accomplish its reconnaissance mission without any losses.
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3 failure to win a contest
  • We're discouraged by our loss on Friday, but we're training hard for next week's game nevertheless.
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4 the amount by which something is lessened
  • The stock market experienced a loss of four percentage points yesterday.
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5 the state of being robbed of something normally enjoyed
  • Her loss of sleep meant that she would have trouble concentrating at work the next day.
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6 the state or fact of being rendered nonexistent, physically unsound, or useless
  • The loss of the oil tanker was more significant than the loss of its cargo.
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