partial loss

Definition of "partial loss"
  1. A type of loss that occurs when property is damaged but not to the extent of becoming completely worthless or unrecoverable
How to use "partial loss" in a sentence
  1. After the small fire, the insurance company declared a partial loss because the building structure was still intact.
  2. During the flooding event, many residents suffered partial loss as portions of their houses were destroyed, but not the entire structure.
  3. The storm caused partial loss to the crops, as only a certain area of the farm was affected by its wrath.

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