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English definition of “no-win”

no-win

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌnəʊˈwɪn/ us    /ˌnoʊ-/ informal
describes a set of conditions in which whatever happens there will be an unhappy and unsuccessful result: to be in a no-win situationUnsuccessful (people and things)
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