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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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It was one of those red-letter days, but there was a lot of luck involved," says Bromley.
COUNTDOWN star Rachel Riley is lost for words as her 1,000th appearance on the Channel 4 TV show turns into a red-letter day.
IT WAS a red-letter day for fledgling trainer Will Kinsey at Sedgefield as his first two runners as a trainer both won.
DAVID PIPE enjoyed a red-letter day in his short training career and evoked memories of his father Martin's heyday as he dominated the action at Cheltenham.
First Minister Rhodri Morgan got up in the Assembly chamber and began a speech with the words 'today is a red-letter day for Wales'.
POSTMAN Peter Thompson is celebrating a red-letter day in his fledgling football career.
A CORINTHIANS club outing to Ardgower turned into a red-letter day for John McEwan when he boated a132 lb skate.
Ray Goldstein, who seems to spend almost as much time in the ambulance room, has a red-letter day at Windsor where, at the age of 36, he lands the first treble of his career at odds of 944-1.
POP star Geri Halliwell was on hand to mark a red-letter day for the Royal Mail.