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American English: /ˈˌzɪroʊ ˈsəm/, /ˈˌziroʊ ˈsəm/

Translation of zero-sum in Spanish:


  • (before noun)
    de suma cero
    zero-sum game
    juego (masculine) de suma cero
    Example sentences
    • According to game theory, organisms often find themselves in zero-sum situations.
    • In the process, the writ of the government starts losing relevance, and it all becomes a zero-sum game
    • The capitalist makes his bid in a positive-sum context; the government's game is zero-sum even before the auction takes place.

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