lossmaker

[ laws-mey-ker, los‐ ]
/ ˈlɔsˌmeɪ kər, ˈlɒs‐ /

noun Chiefly British.

a business that consistently operates at a loss.

Origin of lossmaker

Related formsloss·mak·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lossmaking (1 of 2)

lossmaking

/ (ˈlɒsˌmeɪkɪŋ) /

adjective

British unprofitable; losing money

British Dictionary definitions for lossmaking (2 of 2)

lossmaker

/ (ˈlɒsˌmeɪkə) /

noun

British an organization, industry, or enterprise that consistently fails to make a profit
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