loss

loss
los
noun
1) (the act or fact of losing: suffering from loss of memory; the loss (= death) of our friend.) pérdida
2) (something which is lost: It was only after he was dead that we realized what a loss he was.) pérdida
3) (the amount (especially of money) which is lost: a loss of 500 pounds.) pérdida
loss n pérdida
El plural de loss se escribe losses
loss
tr[lɒs]
noun
1 (in general) pérdida
loss of appetite pérdida del apetito
the factory has made huge losses so far this year la fábrica ha sufrido enormes pérdidas en lo que va de año
2 SMALLMILITARY/SMALL (death) baja
the army suffered heavy losses el ejército sufrió muchas bajas
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be a dead loss familiar ser un desastre
to be at a loss quedarse confuso,-a
to be at a loss for words quedarse de una pieza
to make a loss perder
to sell something at a loss vender algo con pérdida
loss adjuster perito
loss adjuster's report peritaje
loss ['lɔs] n
1) losing: pérdida f
loss of memory: pérdida de memoria
to sell at a loss: vender con pérdida
to be at a loss to: no saber como
2) defeat: derrota f, juego m perdido
3) losses npl
deaths: muertos mpl
loss
n.
(§ pl.: losses) = daño s.m.
descalabradura s.f.
descalabro s.m.
desventaja s.f.
extravío s.m.
malogro s.m.
menoscabo s.m.
merma s.f.
pérdida s.f.
quebranto s.m.
quiebra s.f.
lɔːs, lɒs
noun
1) (of possessions, jobs, faculties) pérdida f

the ship sank with the loss of 21 lives — el naufragio se cobró 21 vidas

without loss of life — sin que hubiera que lamentar víctimas or sin derramamiento de sangre

it's their loss — son ellos los que salen perdiendo or los que se lo pierden

they were filled with a keen sense of loss — sintieron un gran vacío

to be at a loss: I'm at a loss to know what to do next no sé qué hacer ahora; I was at a loss for words — no supe qué decir

2) (Busn, Fin) pérdida f

the company made a huge loss — la compañía sufrió grandes pérdidas

I made a loss of $100 on the deal — perdí 100 dólares en el negocio

to sell something at a loss — vender algo con pérdida

we cannot continue trading at a loss — no podemos seguir operando con déficit

to be a dead loss — (colloq)

this typewriter is a dead loss — esta máquina de escribir no sirve para nada or (fam) es una porquería

he's a dead loss as an organizer — como organizador es un desastre or una calamidad

to cut one's losses — cortar por lo sano; (Fin) reducir* las pérdidas

3)
a) (bereavement) (euph) pérdida f (euf)
b) losses pl (deaths) (Mil) bajas fpl
[lɒs]
1. N
1) [of possessions, blood, sight] pérdida f

the factory closed with the loss of 300 jobs — la fábrica cerró, con la pérdida de 300 puestos de trabajo

it's your loss — el que sales perdiendo eres tú

loss of appetite — pérdida f del apetito

his death was a great loss to the company — su muerte fue una gran pérdida para la empresa

he's no great loss — no vamos a perder nada con su marcha

the army suffered heavy losses — el ejército sufrió pérdidas cuantiosas

we want to prevent further loss of life — queremos evitar que se produzcan más muertes or que se pierdan más vidas

loss of memory — amnesia f, pérdida f de la memoria

to feel a sense of loss — sentir un vacío

hair 2., heat 4., job 3., weight 3.
2) (Econ, Comm) pérdida f

at a loss, the factory was operating at a loss — la fábrica estaba funcionando con pérdida de capital

to sell sth at a loss — vender algo con pérdida

the company made a loss in 1999 — la empresa tuvo un balance adverso en 1999

the company made a loss of £2 million — la empresa sufrió pérdidas de 2 millones de libras

- cut one's losses
dead 1., 5), profit 4.
3) (=death) pérdida f, muerte f

our sadness at the loss of a loved one — nuestra tristeza por la pérdida or muerte de un ser querido

since the loss of his wife — desde que perdió a su mujer, desde que falleció su mujer

4)

to be at a loss —

they are at a loss to explain how such a mistake could have been made — no se explican cómo se pudo haber cometido semejante error

to be at a loss for words — no encontrar palabras con qué expresarse

he's never at a loss for words — tiene mucha facilidad de palabra

I was at a loss (as to) what to do next — no sabía qué hacer después

2.
CPD

loss adjuster N — (Insurance) ajustador(a) m / f de pérdidas, tasador(a) m / f de pérdidas

loss leader N — (Comm) artículo m de lanzamiento

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[lɔːs, lɒs]
noun
1) (of possessions, jobs, faculties) pérdida f

the ship sank with the loss of 21 lives — el naufragio se cobró 21 vidas

without loss of life — sin que hubiera que lamentar víctimas or sin derramamiento de sangre

it's their loss — son ellos los que salen perdiendo or los que se lo pierden

they were filled with a keen sense of loss — sintieron un gran vacío

to be at a loss: I'm at a loss to know what to do next no sé qué hacer ahora; I was at a loss for words — no supe qué decir

2) (Busn, Fin) pérdida f

the company made a huge loss — la compañía sufrió grandes pérdidas

I made a loss of $100 on the deal — perdí 100 dólares en el negocio

to sell something at a loss — vender algo con pérdida

we cannot continue trading at a loss — no podemos seguir operando con déficit

to be a dead loss — (colloq)

this typewriter is a dead loss — esta máquina de escribir no sirve para nada or (fam) es una porquería

he's a dead loss as an organizer — como organizador es un desastre or una calamidad

to cut one's losses — cortar por lo sano; (Fin) reducir* las pérdidas

3)
a) (bereavement) (euph) pérdida f (euf)
b) losses pl (deaths) (Mil) bajas fpl

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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