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win-win

[ win-win ]

adjective

  1. advantageous to both sides, as in a negotiation:

    a win-win proposal; a win-win situation.



win-win

adjective

  1. guaranteeing a favourable outcome for everyone involved

    a win-win situation for NATO



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Word History and Origins

Origin of win-win1

First recorded in 1980–85

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Word History and Origins

Origin of win-win1

C20: modelled on no-win

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Example Sentences

He was comprehensively out-foxed by Salmond, the Scottish National Party leader, who now finds himself in a win-win position.

In a press release, Johan Sandberg, a company executive, calls the approach a “WIN WIN—WINd powered Water Injection.”

The post-presidency, as Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton have proved, is a win-win.

Well, despite the litany of issues at hand, this is an absolute win-win for Jackson.

The companies, of course, say this is a win-win for customers of both Time Warner and Comcast.

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