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English definition of “passive loss”

passive loss

noun [C or U]     FINANCE
a loss that results from a business activity in which you are not involved in an active way: Many who earn money from renting out properties have suffered large passive losses since the collapse of the market .
(Definition of passive loss noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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