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lossmaker

[laws-mey-ker, los‐] /ˈlɔsˌmeɪ kər, ˈlɒs‐/
noun, Chiefly British.
1.
a business that consistently operates at a loss.
Origin of lossmaker
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lossmaking, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lossmaking

lossmaking

/ˈlɒsˌmeɪkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(Brit) unprofitable; losing money

lossmaker

/ˈlɒsˌmeɪkə/
noun
1.
(Brit) an organization, industry, or enterprise that consistently fails to make a profit
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