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Black

Informal; describing a financial statement that ends with a positive assessment. For example, if a company produces a profit for a given period of time, it is said to be "in the black." The term comes from the color of ink used for such statements. See also: Red.

black

Of or relating to the profitability of a firm or the operations of a firm. The term derives from the color of ink used to enter a profit figure on a financial statement. Compare red.
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We wanted to win our division, so stayed in touch with Ariel and Black Sheep, holding our time on them.
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Although Boyington failed miserably as a follower, his leadership proved vital not only to the men of the Black Sheep Squadron but also to the air campaign in the South Pacific.
Actually my style really depends on my mood for every day, and with the many choices that Black Sheep has.
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He expected the Congress party leadership to deal with the black sheep in his government, just as he expected the allies to deal with their black sheep.
Her works include the Black Sheep knitting series and the Thomas Kinkade series.
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