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shoo-innoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈʃuː.ɪn/ us   /ˈʃuː.ɪn/
someone who is certain to win an election or a competition: He's a shoo-in for the White House. Arsenal's a shoo-in to win the title this season.
(Definition of shoo-in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shoo-innoun [C]

us   /ˈʃuˌɪn/ infml
something that is certain to happen, or someone who is certain to win a competition: If that election were held today, Kitzhaber would be a shoo-in.
(Definition of shoo-in from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shoo-in”
in Chinese (Simplified) (选举或竞赛中的)稳操胜券者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (選舉或競賽中的)穩操勝券者…
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