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1. To be pushed out of the mainstream and into darkness; to push someone from the spotlight and into obscurity

"Mr. Tomlinson found, after a series of public relations blunders and threatening remarks, that he was in the black and forgotten."

2. Existing in a forgotten or lost place, usually due to rejection or failure

"Patrick's most recent book had failed. Whereas once he briefly enjoyed the spotlight, now he found himself quite in the black."
"I just want to get the attention I crave, but I can't out here in the black."
by patrickstomlinson January 15, 2020
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It is a state of a financial success. You will know you are in the black as soon as the ladies come to mate and the nobodies come to hate.
Lady: That's a nice watch watch you got there
Lady: Yeah, it really is
Ryan: Well I am currently in the black
Lady: Oh, that's good to know...
Lady 2: Really good to know...
Ryan: How about you and your friend come up to room 118 later tonight and I'll show you how good it really is to be in the black
Lady: ooo
Lady 2: I like that idea
Ryan: Booya...
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business term meaning a positive amount of money
"James is an amazing sales agent, so he helps keep the company in the black."
by Jarik March 31, 2005
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having a lot of money (black is the color used by businesses to indicate profit on a graph)
Although they once came close to bankruptcy, they are now in the black.
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