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Meaning of “winning” in the English Dictionary

"winning" in British English

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winningadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈwɪn.ɪŋ/
that has ​won something: Have you ​heard the winning ​act in this year's ​singingcontest? It's ​nice to be on the winning ​side for a ​change. friendly and charming and often making ​people like you: a winning ​smile

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(Definition of winning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"winning" in American English

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winningadjective

 us   /ˈwɪn·ɪŋ/
If someone has a winning ​smile or way of ​behaving, it is ​friendly and ​tends to make ​people like that ​person: I’m ​sure Anna, with her winning ​ways, can ​persuade him.
(Definition of winning from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"winning" in Business English

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winningadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈwɪnɪŋ/
that is ​successful in ​achieving or getting something that others also wanted: The winning ​bid for the ​insurancecompany was announced yesterday. winning ​design/​formula/​strategy winning ​candidate/​side/​team
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(Definition of winning from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “winning”
in Chinese (Simplified) 获胜的, 赢的, 迷人的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獲勝的, 贏的, 迷人的…
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