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red

Of or relating to a firm or the operations of a firm that are deemed unprofitable. The term derives from the color of ink used to show losses on financial statements. Compare black.
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Those who contribute can reduce their taxes while helping to ensure that vital Red Cross services for local communities will be available during the coming year.
Dons Beauty has the vital red jacket and she will hardly need much assistance, judging by her 28.
British Transport Police have warned their actions could have caused trains travelling at up to 140mph to crash because vital red stop lights were out of action.