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losing

[ loo-zing ]
/ ˈlu zɪŋ /
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adjective
causing or suffering loss.
noun
losings, losses.
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Origin of losing

before 950; Middle English, Old English; see lose, -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM losing

los·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use losing in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for losing

losing
/ (ˈluːzɪŋ) /

adjective
unprofitable; failingthe business was a losing concern
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