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PYRRHIC VICTORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Pyrrhic victory mean? 

PYRRHIC VICTORY (noun)
  The noun PYRRHIC VICTORY has 1 sense:

1. a victory that is won by incurring terrible losses

  Familiarity information: PYRRHIC VICTORY used as a noun is very rare.


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PYRRHIC VICTORY (noun)


Sense 1Pyrrhic victory [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A victory that is won by incurring terrible losses

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("Pyrrhic victory" is a kind of...):

triumph; victory (a successful ending of a struggle or contest)


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