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English definition of “winning”

winning

adjective [before noun]     /ˈwɪn.ɪŋ/
that has won something: Have you heard the winning entry in this year's Eurovision Song Contest? It's nice to be on the winning side for a change.Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sportSuccessful (things or people) friendly and charming and often making people like you: a winning smileAttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
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