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  • 1 win — [n] victory accomplishment, achievement, conquest, gain, gold*, gold star*, kill*, killing*, pay dirt*, score, slam, success, sweep, triumph; concepts 95,141,832 Ant. failure, forfeit, loss win [v1] finish first; succeed achieve, beat, be first,… …

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  • 2 win over — win [n] victory accomplishment, achievement, conquest, gain, gold*, gold star*, kill*, killing*, pay dirt*, score, slam, success, sweep, triumph; concepts 95,141,832 Ant. failure, forfeit, loss win [v1] finish first; succeed achieve, beat, be… …

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  • 3 failure — [n1] lack of success abortion, bankruptcy, bomb, botch*, breakdown, bungle*, bust, checkmate, collapse, decay, decline, defeat, deficiency, deficit, deterioration, downfall, failing, false step*, faux pas, fiasco, flash in the pan*, flop*,… …

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  • 4 Failure — For other uses, see Failure (disambiguation). Fail redirects here. For the Irish Republican Party, see Fianna Fáil …

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  • 5 Win Percy — BTCC alumnus Name = Win Percy Nationality = flagicon|ENG Team = Toyota, Mazda, Jaguar, Rover, Nissan Championships = 3 Wins = Podiums = Poles = Fastest laps = First year = 1975 First win = Best position = 1st (1980, 1981, 1982) Last season = 1994 …

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  • 6 win — v. & n. v. (winning; past and past part. won) 1 tr. acquire or secure as a result of a fight, contest, bet, litigation, or some other effort (won some money; won my admiration). 2 tr. be victorious in (a fight, game, race, etc.). 3 intr. a be the …

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  • 7 failure — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Nonperformance Nouns 1. failure, unsuccessfulness, nonsuccess, nonfulfillment; dead failure, abortion, miscarriage, malfunction, outage; bankruptcy (see nonpayment); labor in vain; no go; inefficacy;… …

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  • 8 Win-Stay, Lose-Switch — In psychology, game theory, statistics, and machine learning, Win Stay, Lose Switch (also Win Stay, Lose Shift) is a learning strategy used to model learning in decision situations. It was first invented as an improvement over randomization in… …

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  • 9 Heroic failure — describes a person or group failing to accomplish their goal, but somehow gaining the moral upper hand or becoming ennobled in the attempt. A famous case in Classical Antiquity is King Leonidas of Sparta in the battle of Thermopylae, where… …

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  • 10 Minute to Win It — Not to be confused with In It to Win It. Minute to Win It Logo of US version Format Game show Created by …

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  • 11 you can't win them all — you can’t win them all/(you) win some, (you) lose some/ phrase used for showing sympathy to someone who has not been successful or for showing that you accept that you have not been successful I thought we’d get the building contract, but I… …

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  • 12 Sein Win (Brigadier General) — Infobox Prime Minister name = Brigadier General Sein Win imagesize = small caption = order = 7th Prime Minister of Burma office = term start = March 4, 1974 term end = March 29, 1977 predecessor = Ne Win successor = Maung Maung Kha birth date =… …

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  • 13 no-win — adjective Bound to end in failure Weve got to a no win situation; if we move they kill us, if we stay we starve …

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  • 14 no-win — adjective certain to end in failure and disappointment a no win situation • Similar to: ↑unsuccessful …

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  • 15 no-win situation — noun Any situation that is certain to end in failure or in which any favourable outcome is impossible …

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  • 16 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 17 chess — chess1 /ches/, n. a game played by two persons, each with 16 pieces, on a chessboard. [1150 1200; ME < OF esches, pl. of eschec CHECK1] chess2 /ches/, n., pl. chess, chesses. one of the planks forming the roadway of a floating bridge. [1425 75;… …

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  • 18 football — /foot bawl /, n. 1. a game in which two opposing teams of 11 players each defend goals at opposite ends of a field having goal posts at each end, with points being scored chiefly by carrying the ball across the opponent s goal line and by place… …

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  • 19 Sports-related curses — A sports related curse is a superstitious belief in the effective action of some power or evil, that is used to explain the failures or misfortunes of specific sports teams, players, or even cities. Teams, players, and cities often cite a curse… …

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  • 20 Mexico — /mek si koh /, n. 1. a republic in S North America. 97,563,374; 761,530 sq. mi. (1,972,363 sq. km). Cap.: Mexico City. 2. a state in central Mexico. 6,245,000; 8268 sq. mi. (21,415 sq. km). Cap.: Toluca. 3. Gulf of, Mexican, Golfo de México /gawl …

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