Pyrrhic victory Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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Pyrrhic victorynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌpɪr.ɪkˈvɪk.tər.i/  us   /-tɚ-/
a victory that is not ​worthwinning because the ​winner has ​lost so much in ​winning it: She ​won the ​courtcase, but it was a Pyrrhic ​victory because she had to ​pay so much in ​legalfees.
(Definition of Pyrrhic victory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Pyrrhic victory”
in Chinese (Simplified) 以极大代价换取的胜利,得不偿失的胜利…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以極大代價換取的勝利,得不償失的勝利…
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