American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or being a situation in which the outcome benefits each of two often opposing groups: a win-win proposition for the buyer and the seller.
“Public Safety Minister Vic Toews met in Washington Monday with his U.S. counterpart, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, to further discussions about what he described as a "win-win" perimeter security and trade agreement.”
“This is what I call a win-win for the city of Chicago," he said, speaking at an annual breakfast for interfaith leaders at”
“In a press statement, the company said it was making what it called a "win-win" offer to Sorrentino, the producers of”
““It’s what I call a win-win, and what my customers call one doozy of a deal.””
“After all, the notion of win-win is so five minutes ago.”
“And, in return, they’d sometimes give me a theme and let me run with it and do my own thing; it was a two-way street, what corporate types would call a win-win situation.”
“It could be a win-win -- for you and for the organization.”
“Eating a salad dressing that contains a healthy fat is a win-win situation.”
“Thankfully, environmental input and technology for win-win industrial innovations and systems has largely arrived; what remains is the American political will to allow economics to unfold.”
“These win-win examples demonstrate that with effective partnerships, conviction and leadership, overcoming HIV is within our grasp.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘win-win’.
Exactly reduplicated words connected by a hyphen.
Entries from the corporate hall of shame. (There are many wordie versions of this list - please link to yours in the comments section - thanks!)
In coaching or psychology work, it is often postulated that people have a personal list of abstract, subjectively defined, emotional concepts that drive them (often called 'values') to answer the b...
This is soooo Dilbert.
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If I could burn words, I would burn these. ;P
A losing battle.
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