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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (defeated)
a. perdedor
The losing team will buy the first round of drinks after the game.El equipo perdedor comprará la primera ronda de bebidas después del partido.
b. perdido
Her struggle against cancer turned out to be a losing battle.Su lucha contra el cáncer resultó ser una batalla perdida.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (money lost)
a. pérdidas (in gambling)
Despondency over heavy losings caused him to become a drunkard.El abatimiento que le provocaron sus enormes pérdidas hizo que se volviera alcohólico.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to fight a losing battleluchar por una causa perdida
the losing sidelos vencidos
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losing [ˈluːzɪŋ]
the losing team el equipo perdedor
the losing candidate
to fight a losing battle luchar por una causa perdida
she was fighting a losing battle against her depression luchaba en vano or sin éxito contra su depresión
to be on the losing side estar en el lado de los perdedores or vencidos
to be on a losing streak estar pasando por una racha de mala suerte
to be on a losing wicket llevar las de perder
losings (n) (money) pérdidas (f)
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