win-win Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “win-win” in the English Dictionary

"win-win" in British English

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win-winadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌwɪnˈwɪn/
A win-win ​situation or ​result is one that is good for everyone who is ​involved: Flexible ​workinghours are a win-win ​situation for ​employers and ​employees.
win-win
noun [S] uk   us  
a ​result that is good for everyone who is ​involved in a ​situation: The ​decision is a win-win for both ​sides.
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(Definition of win-win from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"win-win" in American English

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win-winadjective [not gradable]

 /ˈwɪnˈwɪn/
having a ​benefit for everyone that is ​involved, or a ​benefit for one ​person or ​group no ​matter what the ​result is: Stateofficialsclaim it's a win-win ​situation for ​property owners and ​taxpayers.
(Definition of win-win from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"win-win" in Business English

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win-winadjective

uk   us   /ˈwɪnwɪn/
a win-win ​situation or ​result is one that is good for everyone involved: This ​dealworks for everyone. It's a win-win ​situation.
win-win
noun [U]
It's a win-win for both the ​employer and the ​employee.
(Definition of win-win from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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