denoting a condition in which one cannot benefit, succeed, or win: a no-win situation; a no-win war.
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How to use no-win in a sentence
Many of the individuals Yeshua-Katz spoke to commented on the no-win situation in which they found themselves.
Attacking comedian Zach Galifianakis is a no-win proposition for the GOP sugar daddies, says Paul Begala.No One Likes a Whiny Billionaire: The Koch Brothers Take on Zach Galifianakis | Paul Begala | August 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
And on Wednesday and Thursday, the USTA had put them in a no-win situation.
Barron had the guts to engage in this seemingly no-win debate.
British Dictionary definitions for no-win
offering no possibility of a favourable outcome (esp in the phrase a no-win situation)
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