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  • n  something that is lost
    the car was a total loss
    loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt
  • n  gradual decline in amount or activity
    weight loss
    a serious loss of business
  • n  the act of losing someone or something
    everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock
  • n  the disadvantage that results from losing something
    his loss of credibility led to his resignation
  • n  the experience of losing a loved one
    he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather
  • n  the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue
    the company operated at a loss last year
  • n  military personnel lost by death or capture
  • n  euphemistic expressions for death

  • Indeed, exercise was more strongly associated with weight loss than any other factor, including diet.
  • Hearing loss is more common than ever before.
  • No illness involving a combination of a hormone imbalance and a loss of proteins that causes dramatic weight loss could be remedied with a simple nutritional fix, Lustig says.
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  • Phil Gramm in Indianapolis Star
    You just hear this constant whining,Gramm told the Washington Times, "complaining about a loss of competitiveness, America in decline."
  • Corey Feldman in CTV.ca
    Feldman said Haim's death marked the "tragic loss of a wonderful, beautiful, tormented soul, who will always be my brother, family and best friend."
  • Mel Gibson in CNN
    I had such great hope for him,said Mel Gibson, who played Ledger's father in "The Patriot," in a statement. "He was just taking off and to lose his life at such a young age is a tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his...

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