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loss
British English: /lɒs/
American English: /lɔs/
, /lɑs/

Translation of loss in Italian:

noun

  • 1
    of di (Business, Politics)
    heat loss weight loss hair loss
    caduta dei capelli
    loss of blood there was great loss of life
    ci furono molte vittime
    loss of income o earnings
    mancati utili
    loss of sound, vision (Television)
    interruzione audio, video
    with the loss of 200 jobs
    con la perdita di 200 posti di lavoro
    he is a great loss to the arts
    è una grave perdita per il mondo dell'arte
    he's no great loss a sense of loss to make a loss on something (Business)
    registrare una perdita su qualcosa
    to sell at a loss (Business)
    vendere in perdita
    to suffer losses (Business, Military) the party suffered heavy losses in the elections
    il partito ha perso molti voti alle elezioni
  • 2to be at a loss
    (puzzled)
    essere perplesso
    (helpless)
    essere perso
    to be at a loss as to what to do I'm at a loss to explain it
    non riesco a spiegarlo
    he was at a loss for words
    era senza parole
    she's never at a loss for words
    sa sempre cosa dire

Idioms

to cut one's losses

= ritirarsi da un cattivo affare prima che sia troppo tardi, limitare i danni

their loss is our gain

mors tua vita mea

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