loss-making


loss-making
loss-making UK US adjective business
a loss-making company does not make a profit
Thesaurus: not providing profitsynonym

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ˈloss-making [loss-making] adjective
(of a company or business) not making a profit; losing money
 
Example Bank:

Support for loss-making state enterprises was a drain on the budget.

The publisher sold its loss-making magazine business.

The whole operation is thought to be loss-making.

There are plans to restructure loss-making state-owned enterprises.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.