from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A situation in which a gain by one person or side must be matched by a loss by another person or side.

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  • noun A game (or a similar economic system) in which the winnings of some players must equal the losses of others.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a game in which the total of all the gains and losses is zero


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