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English definition of “winner”

winner

noun [C]     /ˈwɪnər/
a person or company that is successful in a particular situation such as a competition , a market , or an election : The winner will receive a digital camera . The clear winners in this ecommerce-friendly budget are small businesses .
something that is very successful and popular : I think we're onto a winner with this product . Analysts at London's smaller banks successfully picked the stock market's winners and losers .
→ Compare loser → See also breadwinner
(Definition of winner noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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