lossmaker

lossmaker

(ˈlɒsˌmeɪkə)
n
(Commerce) Brit an organization, industry, or enterprise that consistently fails to make a profit
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lossmaker

[ˈlɒsˈmeɪkəʳ] N (= business) → negocio m nada rentable, negocio m deficitario; (= product) → producto m nada rentable
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