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no-win
American English: /ˈnoʊ ˈwɪn/

adjective

  • (before noun) to be in a no-win situation
    estar en una situación sin salida
    Example sentences
    • It was an impossible, no-win situation for the Patriots under the circumstances.
    • Then there is the image problem, a no-win situation.
    • Wassill said it was a no-win situation for everyone involved, but also a learning experience, so maybe in the future, similar situations will be better dealt with.

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