Focus on the pronunciation of loss-making
English definition of “loss-making”
/ˈlɒsˌmeɪkɪŋ/ adjective FINANCE, COMMERCE
› relating to a business or part of a business that does not make a profit: He controls a vast business empire, but many of his firms are loss-making. a loss-making business/company/venture a loss-making activity/contract/operation
› relating to a period of time during which a person, company, etc. does not make a profit: It is expected to show losses of £26m-£29m in the traditionally loss-making first half. loss-maker (also loss maker) noun [C] › Distilling the sugar into rum turns it from a loss maker into a valuable export commodity.