win-win


win-win
/win"win"/, adj.
advantageous to both sides, as in a negotiation: a win-win proposal; a win-win situation.
[1980-85]

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win-win UK US adjective
a win-win situation is one in which everyone benefits

a win-win situation

Thesaurus: good for you or for your healthsynonym

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win-win «WIHN WIHN», adjective.
1. of benefit to all parties involved: »

Mr. Perlmutter says it is a classic win-win situation. “I can take on more complex cases…And

[the firm] »

... gets access to my clients

(New York Times).
2. without negative consequences; beneficial: »

Jeanne Nathan…described the rumored AT&T-Sony deal as “win-win for the city of New York” because the AT&T jobs would remain while Sony would be making a high-profile commitment to New York

(New York News Day).

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adj. [attrib.] of or denoting a situation in which each party benefits in some way

we are aiming for a win-win situation

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/ˈwınˈwın/ adj, always used before a noun
: providing a good result for everyone involved

This is a win-win situation/deal.

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ˌwin-ˈwin 7 [win-win] adjective only before noun
(of a situation) in which there is a good result for each person or group involved

This is a

win-win situation

all around.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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