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winner

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1 a person or thing that is successful
  • the movie was panned by the critics but has been a winner at the box office

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2 one that defeats an enemy or opponent
  • the winner of any given war is usually the one who gets to write the history of that war

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3 the person who comes in first in a competition
  • the other finalists graciously congratulated the winner

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The first known use of winner was in the 14th century

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“Winner.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/winner. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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