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winning

[win-ing] /ˈwɪn ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that wins.
2.
Usually, winnings. something that is won, especially money.
3.
Mining.
  1. any opening by which coal is being or has been extracted.
  2. a bed of coal ready for mining.
adjective
4.
that wins; successful or victorious, as in a contest:
the winning team.
5.
charming; engaging; pleasing:
a winning child; a winning smile.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English (noun); see win, -ing1, -ing2
Related forms
winningly, adverb
winningness, noun
unwinning, adjective
Synonyms
5. captivating, attractive, winsome.
Antonyms
1, 4. losing. 5. repulsive.
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winning

/ˈwɪnɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of a person, character, etc) charming, engaging, or attractive: winning ways, a winning smile
2.
gaining victory: the winning stroke
noun
3.
  1. a shaft or seam of coal
  2. the extraction of coal or ore from the ground
4.
(pl) money, prizes, or valuables won, esp in gambling
Derived Forms
winningly, adverb
winningness, noun
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