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In a business, a situation or a time period during which expenses exceed revenue. A company with a net loss does not necessarily go bankrupt as it may have recourse to retained earnings or loans. Obviously, however, net losses are not sustainable in the long term.
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The operating result when expenses exceed revenues for a given period.
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