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won1 British & World English

Past and past participle of win.

won2 British & World English

The basic monetary unit of North and South Korea, equal to 100 jun in North Korea and 100 jeon in South Korea

won in win British & World English

Be successful or victorious in (a contest or conflict)

hard-won British & World English

Having taken a great deal of effort to win or acquire

it won't do British & World English

Used to express the opinion that a particular person’s behaviour is unsatisfactory and cannot be allowed to continue

faint heart never won fair lady British & World English

Timidity will prevent you from achieving your objective

will/would not hear of in hear British & World English

Will or would not allow or agree to

wonton British & World English

(In Chinese cookery) a small round dumpling or roll with a savoury filling, usually eaten boiled in soup

can't/won't be doing with in do with British & World English

Be unwilling to tolerate or be bothered with

it won't do in do1 British & World English

Used to express the opinion that a particular person’s behaviour is unsatisfactory and cannot be allowed to continue

can't/won't be doing with in do1 British & World English

Be unwilling to tolerate or be bothered with

if the mountain won't come to Muhammad, Muhammad must go to the mountain British & World English

If someone won’t do as you wish or a situation can’t be arranged to suit you, you must accept it and change your plans accordingly

faint heart never won fair lady in faint heart British & World English

Timidity will prevent you from achieving your objective

if the mountain won't come to Muhammad, Muhammad must go to the mountain in mountain British & World English

If someone won’t do as you wish or a situation can’t be arranged to suit you, you must accept it and change your plans accordingly