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English definition of “bleed”


verb [I or T]     /bliːd/
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING to lose a lot of money , or to make this happen : The newspaper is bleeding money and is now almost €150 million in the red .bleed sth from sth The energy crisis is estimated to be bleeding $1.4 billion a month from the region's economy .
bleed sb/sth dry disapproving to take all or most of the money of a person , organization , country , etc.: Unfair trade bleeds countries dry through repayments of national debts .
(Definition of bleed verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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