losings losings

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Texas, Alabama, New Mexico and Pennsylvania would shoulder much of the burden from 57 military base closings announced today.
  2. Over two decades ago, I found my calling working in a community devastated by steel-plant closings.
  3. Faced with base closings, towns are desperate to get off the hit list.

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  • Samuelson argues: "Correct Ricardian theory does imply that worldwide real income per capita does gain . so that winners' winnings will suffice worldwide to more than compensate losers' losings."
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Paul Samuelson Source: RealClearPolitics (blog)

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affectation affectation
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