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loser

noun
 
 
/ˈluːzər/
[plural] shares that lose value on a particular day: On the London Stock Exchange, losers beat gainers 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 independent pharmacists who cannot buy in bulk and pass on the savings to customers. →  Compare winner
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