Definition of lose-lose in English:

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lose-lose

adjective

Of or denoting a situation which is disadvantageous or damaging to all those involved: he even gets his way in what would clearly be a lose-lose situation
More example sentences
  • The current council tax system leads to a lose-lose situation.
  • The police knows it's in a lose-lose situation.
  • So I was in a win-win / lose-lose situation whatever happened.

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