total loss

Definition of "total loss"
  1. Refers to the complete destruction of an insured property, making it worthless
How to use "total loss" in a sentence
  1. After the fire, the insurance company declared the house a total loss.
  2. The insured vehicle was deemed a total loss after the severe accident.
  3. Assessing the aftermath of the hurricane, it was clear that many homes were a total loss.

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