no–win

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adjective \ˈnō-ˈwin, -ˌwin\

Definition of no–win

  1. :  not likely to give victory, success, or satisfaction :  that cannot be won a no–win situation a no–win war

1961

First Known Use of no–win

1961


NO–WIN Defined for English Language Learners

no–win

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adjective \ˈnō-ˈwin, -ˌwin\

Definition of no–win for English Language Learners

  • —used to describe something (such as a situation) that cannot have a good result no matter what you do

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