loser Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"loser" in British English

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losernoun [C]

uk   /ˈluː.zər/  us   /-zɚ/

loser noun [C] (DOES NOT WIN)

a ​person or ​team that does not ​win a ​game or ​competition: The losers of both ​games will ​play each other for third ​place. He's a good/bad loser (= he ​behaves well/​badly when he is ​defeated).

loser noun [C] (IS NOT SUCCESSFUL)

informal a ​person who is always ​unsuccessful at everything they do: He's a born loser.

loser noun [C] (GETS WORSE)

someone or something that is in a ​worseposition or has less ​value at the end of a ​process: The ​latestpriceincreasesmean that the ​real loser, as ​usual, is the ​consumer. On the London Stock Exchange, losers ​beatgainers 1,353 to 823.
(Definition of loser from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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losernoun [C]

 us   /ˈlu·zər/

loser noun [C] (BE DEFEATED)

a ​person who is ​defeated, or someone who ​regularlyfails: When she ​found out she’d been ​accepted to the ​program because of her ​lowscores, she ​felt like a loser.
(Definition of loser from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"loser" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˈluːzər/
[plural] shares that ​losevalue on a particular day: On the London Stock Exchange, losers ​beatgainers 1,353 to 823.
[C] a ​person or ​company that is at a disadvantage because of their particular ​situation: In every ​deal, there are ​winners and losers.the big/main/real losers The ​real losers will be the ​independentpharmacists who cannot ​buy in ​bulk and ​pass on the ​savings to ​customers.
(Definition of loser from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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