loan loss

loan loss
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loan loss UK US noun [C] ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
a loss made by a bank when money it has lent is not paid back: »

The bank set aside $34.4 million to cover anticipated loan losses.

Compare CREDIT LOSS(Cf. ↑credit loss)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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