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You know what Americans are really sensitive to? Issues of fairness. I think this is a modern phenomenon, born of the civil rights movement. Once you convince Americans that something is basically unfair, you've got a winning cause.
Gail Collins

Meaning of "winning" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WINNING

winning  [ˈwɪnɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WINNING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Winning can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WINNING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Winning

Winning is a 1969 American motion picture starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. A number of racecar drivers and people associated with racing appear in the film, including Bobby Unser, Tony Hulman, Bobby Grim, Dan Gurney, Roger McCluskey, and Bruce Walkup.

Definition of winning in the English dictionary

The first definition of winning in the dictionary is charming, engaging, or attractive. Other definition of winning is gaining victory. Winning is also a shaft or seam of coal.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WINNING


award-winning
əˈwɔːdˌwɪnɪŋ
beginning
bɪˈɡɪnɪŋ
beginnings
bɪˈɡɪnɪŋ
breadwinning
ˈbrɛdˌwɪnɪŋ
combining
kəmˈbaɪnɪŋ
declining
dɪˈklaɪnɪŋ
designing
dɪˈzaɪnɪŋ
determining
dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪŋ
electrowinning
ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈwɪnɪŋ
entertaining
ˌɛntəˈteɪnɪŋ
lining
ˈlaɪnɪŋ
mining
ˈmaɪnɪŋ
prizewinning
ˈpraɪzwɪnɪŋ
remaining
rɪˈmeɪnɪŋ
shining
ˈʃaɪnɪŋ
signing
ˈsaɪnɪŋ
spinning
ˈspɪnɪŋ
sustaining
səsˈteɪnɪŋ
training
ˈtreɪnɪŋ
twinning
ˈtwɪnɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WINNING

winna
winnability
winnable
winnard
Winnebago
winned
winner
winner´s circle
winner´s enclosure
Winnie-the-Pooh
winning gallery
winning opening
winning post
winningly
winningness
winnings

WORDS THAT END LIKE WINNING

banning
canning
caravanning
cleaning
cunning
dinning
family planning
fanning
free-running
inning
Manning
pinning
planning
running
scanning
spanning
stunning
tanning
thinning
tunning
up and running

Synonyms and antonyms of winning in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WINNING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «winning» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of winning

Translation of «winning» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WINNING

Find out the translation of winning to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of winning from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «winning» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

得胜的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ganador
570 millions of speakers

English

winning
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जीत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فَائِز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

побеждающий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vitorioso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জয়লাভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gagnant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

siegreich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

勝利を得た
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

승리의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự chiến thắng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வென்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विजयी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kazanan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vincente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwycięski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

переможний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

câștigător
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νικηφόρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vinnande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

seirende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of winning

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WINNING»

The term «winning» is very widely used and occupies the 3.075 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WINNING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about winning

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10 QUOTES WITH «WINNING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word winning.
1
Johnny Bench
My biggest moment was winning the World Series because everyone in my town was able to feel he was a world champion.
2
Paul Bryant
Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.
3
Paul Bryant
Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything that comes in second.
4
Eric Cantona
We won the European Championship last September and now the world title. That is some year for French beach soccer! Now comes the hard part. We have to keep improving and that's difficult because it's tough to do better than winning a world title.
5
Jamais Cascio
Much as Cold War nuclear strategists could argue about winning a nuclear war by having more survivors, advocates of a Global Warming War might see the United States, Western Europe, or Russia as better able to ride out climate disruption and manipulation than, say, China or the countries of the Middle East.
6
Pat Cash
I had always dreamed of winning Wimbledon and when it happened it was very stressful. It was more of a relief!
7
Lincoln Chafee
In the executive branch, winning by a whisker is as good as winning in a landslide, but not so in the Senate.
8
Gail Collins
You know what Americans are really sensitive to? Issues of fairness. I think this is a modern phenomenon, born of the civil rights movement. Once you convince Americans that something is basically unfair, you've got a winning cause.
9
David Cook
I got to play with ZZ Top and introduce Bryan Adams and George Michael. And to have it all topped off by me winning 'American Idol?!' It's pretty absurd.
10
Marcel Dionne
People ask if I regret not winning a Stanley Cup, but winning the series against the Soviet Union was the best. It was the greatest experience of my hockey career by far.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WINNING»

Discover the use of winning in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to winning and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Winning
Welch's optimistic, no excuses, get-it-done mind-set is riveting. Packed with personal anecdotes and written in Jack's distinctive no b.s. voice, Winning is a great read and a great business book.
Jack Welch, Suzy Welch, 2005
2
Winning: The Ultimate Business How-To Book
He explores the importance of values, candor, differentiation, and voice and dignity for all. The core of Winning is devoted to the real "stuff" of work. This main part of the book is split into three sections.
Jack Welch, Suzy Welch, 2009
3
Winning!
Winning! tells the story of the remarkable past six years - an unforgettable journey that began in September 1997 and took the team from the lower ranks of international first-class rugby to the top as World Cup Champions.
Clive Woodward, 2005
4
Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and ...
Too often, deals blow up, cases don't settle, relationships fall apart, justice is delayed. Beyond Winning charts a way out of our current crisis of confidence in the legal system.
Robert H. Mnookin, Scott R. Peppet, Andrew S. Tulumello, 2000
5
Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis--Lessons from a Master
In the new introduction to this third edition, Gilbert uses his inside access to analyze current stars such as Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal, showing readers how to beat better players without playing better tennis.
Brad Gilbert, Steve Jamison, 2013
6
Winning Low-Limit Hold'Em
Since its first publication in 1994, Winning Low-Limit Hold'em, by Lee Jones, has become the major reference on playing Texas Hold'em at the lower limits.
Lee Jones, 2000
7
Winning: From Walk - On to Captain, in Football and Life
Along the way, Gary provides glimpses of real-life heroes, on and off the field, as he recounts the stories in this touching testament to the memory of his mom, dad and brother.
Gary Brackett, 2012
8
Creating a Winning E-Business
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H. Albert Napier, Ollie Rivers, Stuart Wagner, 2005
9
100 Amazing Award-Winning Science Fair Projects
Suggests ideas for unique science fair projects under such headings as "chemists & cooks" and "eye & mind."
Glen Vecchione, 2005
10
Winning the Service Game
Tells how to focus on customer needs and expectations, offers advice on managing personal contact with customers, and shows how to create a service culture
Benjamin Schneider, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WINNING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term winning is used in the context of the following news items.
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Winning Mega Millions ticket sold outside of California
LOS ANGELES >> A ticket with all six numbers in tonight's multi- state Mega Millions draw was sold outside of California. One ticket with five numbers, but ... «LA Daily News, Aug 15»
2
Lottery results: Winning numbers drawn for Powerball, Megabucks …
Here are the winning lottery numbers for Wednesday's Powerball, Megabucks and Win for Life. Powerball, with a jackpot of $80 million:12-31-43-44-57. «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
3
Lottery IT security boss guilty of hacking lotto computer to win $14.3m
Iowa state lottery's IT security boss hacked his employer's computer system, and rigged the lottery so he could buy a winning ticket in a subsequent draw. «The Register, Jul 15»
4
Why We Play Sports: Winning Motivates, But Can Backfire, Too
Today, Johanson is married and expecting his first child but is still passionate about ice hockey — and about winning. He plays on a highly competitive team of ... «NPR, Jul 15»
5
Mega Millions Winning Numbers July 14: Are You The $123 Million …
Do you have the winning Mega Millions numbers for July 14? There's a $123 million jackpot up for grabs that will make you an instant multi-millionaire, so grab ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
6
Powerball ticket sold in Missouri is $70 million winner in …
Information about where the winning ticket was sold should be released Wednesday morning, said Susan Goedde, a spokeswoman for the Missouri Lottery. «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
7
Lotto shakeup improves odds of winning £1m
Lotto players will have to select their winning numbers from a pool of 59 rather than 49 under sweeping changes to the game taking effect later this year. «The Guardian, Jun 15»
8
Winning Mega Millions ticket bought in Chicago area
The Blue Island ticket is the second Mega Millions win in Illinois so far this year. A Naperville resident won a $270 million Mega Millions jackpot in January with a ... «WGN-TV, Jun 15»
9
What to Do, or Not Do, If You Win the $121 Million Lottery
Winning the lottery has been a fantasy for millions of Americans for many years. Imagine winning tens of millions of dollars overnight. Or imagine winning over ... «24/7 Wall St., May 15»
10
Powerball Winning Numbers April 11: Do You Have The $80 Million …
Do you have the winning Powerball numbers for April 11? If so, you will become the lottery's newest mega-millionaire — Saturday night's jackpot is worth a cool ... «The Inquisitr, Apr 15»

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