winning

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

winning

  1. Present participle of win.
    Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.

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Adjective[edit]

winning (comparative more winning or winninger, superlative most winning or winningest)

  1. That constitutes a win.
    the winning entry in the competition
    the winning lotto numbers
  2. That leads to success.
    a winning formula, strategy, etc.
  3. Attractive.
    a winning smile

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Noun[edit]

winning (plural winnings)

  1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
  2. (chiefly in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
    • Chaucer
      Ye seek land and sea for your winnings.
  3. (mining) A new opening.
  4. The portion of a coalfield out for working.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From winnen +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

winning f (plural winningen, diminutive winninkje n)

  1. acquisition, gain
  2. extraction

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