- offering no possibility of a favourable outcome (esp in the phrase a no-win situation)
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ˈno-ˈwin, adj.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Informal Termsnot likely to yield benefit, success, or victory:a no-win situation.
no-win (nō′win′),USA pronunciation adj. [Informal.]
- Informal Termsdenoting a condition in which one cannot benefit, succeed, or win:a no-win situation; a no-win war.
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