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no-win

adjective [before noun]
 
 
used to describe something that will have an unhappy or unsuccessful end or result whatever you do or decide: We are in a no-win situation as regards the timing of the conference: there's no one time that suits everybody.
Translations of “no-win”
in Spanish sin ganadores…
in French situation oû il n’y a rien à gagner…
in German gewinnlos…
in Chinese (Traditional) 註定失敗的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 注定失败的…
(Definition of no-win from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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