win-win(redirected from a win-win)
1. noun A transaction, exchange, interaction, etc., in which both parties or sides ultimately stand to gain or benefit. The new legislation is a win-win for corporations and environmentalists alike. You'll maintain control of the company, and we'll collect a percentage of the profits. It's a win-win!
2. adjective Of or indicating such a situation. This could be a win-win arrangement for both parties involved. This is win-win legislation that will benefit both the individual citizen as well as the government at large.
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n. [of a situation] winning for both sides; [of a situation] winning for buyer and seller. What have you got to lose? It’s a win-win situation.
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