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English definition of “win-win”

win-win

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