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zero-sum

adjective
 
 
relating to a situation in which an advantage that is won by one of two sides is lost by the other: a zero-sum competition/gain/relationship This is a zero-sum gain involving redistribution of wealth. →  Compare win-win
Translations of “zero-sum”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一方得益一方受損的, 得失所系的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一方得益一方受损的, 得失所系的…
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