Meaning of “first-half loss” in the English Dictionary


"first-half loss" in Business English

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first-half lossnoun [ C ]

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ACCOUNTING, FINANCE a company's loss calculated for the first half of its financial year:

The drug company announced on Monday that it is likely to make a greater than expected first-half loss.
announce/post/report first-half losses The communications group announced first-half losses of £14.6m.

(Definition of “first-half loss” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)