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English definition of “annual loss”

annual loss

noun [C]     ACCOUNTING
a loss over a whole year of a company's accounts, even if a profit was made during some parts of the year: The company reported an annual loss of $48.3 million in 2010.
(Definition of annual loss noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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