WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ˈno-ˈwin,  adj. 
  1. Informal Termsnot likely to yield benefit, success, or victory:a no-win situation.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
no-win  (nōwin),USA pronunciation adj. [Informal.]
  1. Informal Termsdenoting a condition in which one cannot benefit, succeed, or win:a no-win situation; a no-win war.
  • 1960–65

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
no-win adj
  1. offering no possibility of a favourable outcome (esp in the phrase a no-win situation)
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