winner takes all

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Definition of winner takes all

used to say that the winner of a round will win the whole contest

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“Winner takes all.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winner%20takes%20all. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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