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Definition of "lose-lose" []

  • A situation that has only negative outcomes (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lose-lose" in a sentence
  • "This is creating a lose-lose for first-time buyers, as higher rents make saving for a deposit much harder whilst greater numbers of buy-to-let investors makes competition for cheaper property more intense."
  • ""Oil imports sanctions against Iran indicate a sad failure in international diplomacy and one that will ultimately create a lose-lose situation for both sides.""
  • "As he prepares his annual budget presentation Monday, India's Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee faces a lose-lose situation."