Loss

  • 101loss leader — loss lead·er n: something (as merchandise) sold at a loss in order to draw customers loss–leader adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 102loss of bargain — loss of bargain: benefit of the bargain Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. loss of bargain …

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  • 103loss leader — loss leaders also loss leader N COUNT A loss leader is an item that is sold at such a low price that it makes a loss in the hope that customers will be attracted by it and buy other goods at the same shop …

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  • 104loss of use — The inability to use an automobile, premises, or some equipment due to damage caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another. This concept may entitle claimants to damages. For example, during the period of non occupancy while a burned… …

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  • 105loss reserve — see reserve Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. loss reserve …

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  • 106loss assessor — UK US noun [C] INSURANCE ► LOSS ADJUSTER(Cf. ↑loss adjuster) …

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  • 107loss of earnings — UK US noun [U] ► a situation in which a person or company makes less money than expected as a result of an unexpected event: »He is putting together a £1.3m lawsuit for loss of earnings, on the basis he was unfairly dismissed. »Responsibility for …

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  • 108loss of face — ► a situation in which someone loses the respect of other people because of something they have done: »His first deal with the company had turned into a very public loss of face. → See also LOSE(Cf. ↑lose) Main Entry: ↑loss …

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  • 109loss-making — loss .making adj [only before noun] especially BrE a loss making product or business does not make any money ≠ ↑profit making, profitable ↑profitable ▪ The company has sold many of its loss making businesses to cut debts …

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  • 110loss adjuster — loss adjusters also loss adjustor N COUNT A loss adjuster is someone who is employed by an insurance company to decide how much money should be paid to a person making a claim. [BRIT] (in AM, use , claims adjuster) …

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  • 111loss leader — loss′ lead er n. bus a retail article sold at a loss in order to attract customers Compare leader 4) • Etymology: 1920–25 loss′ lead ing, adj …

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  • 112loss of member — Loss of arm or leg. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1510. Sometimes meaning an actual severance, at other times including loss of use. 58 Am J1st Workm Comp § 287. See loss of foot …

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  • 113loss of life — formal phrase the deaths of a lot of people in an accident, war etc There was only minor damage to property and no loss of life. heavy losses (=when a lot of people die): Despite heavy losses, the battalion regrouped and fought on. Thesaurus:… …

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  • 114Loss Exchange Ratio — (LER) is a military term that calculates the comparative casualties suffered by each combatant from a battle, engagement or extended conflict. For example, at the Battle of Gettysburg (1863) during the American Civil War, the Union forces… …

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  • 115Loss Creek — is a large river on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.The creek runs east west from north of River Jordan, British Columbia to Sombrio Beach. It is geologically very interesting since the creek follows the Leech River major… …

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  • 116Loss Given Default — (LGD) ist in der Kreditrisikosteuerung die Bezeichnung für die Verlustquote. Der LGD ist neben der Ausfallwahrscheinlichkeit (Probability of Default; oder häufig kurz als PD bezeichnet) und dem Exposure at Default (= ausstehendes Obligo im… …

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  • 117loss leader — loss leading, adj. a popular article that is sold at a very low price or at a loss for the purpose of attracting customers to a retail store. Cf. leader (def. 4). [1920 25] * * * …

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  • 118loss of services — A deprivation of a family member, such as a parent or spouse, of the right to benefit from the performance of various duties, coupled with the privation of love and companionship, provided by the victim of a personal injury or wrongful death.… …

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  • 119loss adjustment — UK US noun [C or U] INSURANCE ► a situation in which an insurance company decides how much money it should pay to a person or company whose property is damaged or lost: »Reducing the number of such accidents just 10% would save Coloradans $50… …

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  • 120loss ratio — loss ra·tio / rā ˌshō, rā shē ˌō/ n: the ratio between insurance losses incurred and premiums earned during a given period Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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