exceptional loss

exceptional loss
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exceptional loss UK US noun [C]
ACCOUNTING a loss shown in a company's accounts that relates to an unusual event that does not happen regularly: »

The group suffered a £6m exceptional loss on the sale of 90 stores.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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