adjective see win I

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  • winnable — [win′ə bəl] adj. that can be won [winnable wars, a winnable election] …   English World dictionary

  • winnable — winnability, n. /win euh beuhl/, adj. that can be won: a winnable war. [1535 45; WIN + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • winnable — win•na•ble [[t]ˈwɪn ə bəl[/t]] adj. cvb capable of being won: a winnable war[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • winnable — /ˈwɪnəbəl/ (say winuhbuhl) adjective estimated as presenting a chance for a win: a winnable game …   Australian English dictionary

  • winnable — win ► VERB (winning; past and past part. won) 1) be successful or victorious in (a contest or conflict). 2) gain as a result of success in a contest, conflict, etc. 3) gain (someone s attention, support, or love). 4) (win over) gain the support… …   English terms dictionary

  • winnable — ˈwinəbəl adjective : able to be won the war is not militarily winnable Thomas Griffith …   Useful english dictionary

  • winnable — adjective able to be won or achieved Ant: unwinnable …   Wiktionary

  • winnable — adj. can be won, possible to win …   English contemporary dictionary

  • winnable — win·nable …   English syllables

  • Fifty move rule — The fifty move rule in chess states that a player can claim a draw if no capture has been made and no pawn has been moved in the last fifty consecutive moves. The intended reason for the rule is so that a player with no chance to win can t be… …   Wikipedia

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