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  1. lost and found(Noun)

    A department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners.


  1. Lost and found

    A lost and found, lost property, or lost articles is an office in a large public building or area where visitors can go to retrieve lost articles that may have been found by other visitors. Frequently found at museums, amusement parks and schools, a lost and found will typically be a clearly marked box or room in a location near the main entrance. Some lost and found offices will try to contact the owners of any lost items if there are any personal identifiers available. Practically all will either sell, give or throw away items after a certain period has passed to clear their storage. Chicago-based Startup crowdfynd has provided an alternative that utilizes mobile, social and web interaction between businesses and event management teams and the customers who lose items.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lost and found in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lost and found in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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